How many of you have your hubs stolen?

Jump to Last Post 1-12 of 12 discussions (13 posts)
  1. Vinaya Ghimire profile image86
    Vinaya Ghimireposted 4 years ago

    How many of you have your hubs stolen?

    I have 152 hubs of which 11 have been stolen.

  2. FatFreddysCat profile image98
    FatFreddysCatposted 4 years ago

    Sadly, I think pretty much everyone who Hubs has been a victim of content theft at least once.

    1. tobusiness profile image85
      tobusinessposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      I've counted 10 little red circles  so far.

  3. Stevennix2001 profile image87
    Stevennix2001posted 4 years ago

    To my knowledge, I have yet to see anyone steal any of my hubs, but then again, i rarely ever have time to look for things like that these days.  Let alone keep up with my own work.  I'm sure someone probably has stolen my hubs in the past, but I'm probably not aware of it at this time.

    I am sorry to hear that your hubs were stolen though, as I hope you're able  to resolve the issue.

  4. jaydawg808 profile image88
    jaydawg808posted 4 years ago

    As of now, 8 of mine are being stolen. People can't write their own content.

  5. lisavanvorst profile image74
    lisavanvorstposted 4 years ago

    Never, at least I am not aware of this. However I have seen other hubbers have a copyright attached to theirs. I have not done this, but it seems like a good idea.

  6. Stephanie Henkel profile image94
    Stephanie Henkelposted 4 years ago

    hI had 3 hubs stolen in 2 1/2 years.  I filed a DMCA complaint and those sites were taken down.

    Just in the last two days, I've had 3 other hubs stolen. It's distressing to see that not only the content, but the formatting, photographs and even the ads were reproduced. I did have a copyright notice within one hub and that was reprinted too! I will be doing a DMCA report on them.

    Unfortunately, hubpages never takes off the red copyright infringement notice from my statistics even after the stolen content is taken down. That is frustrating also.

  7. Faith Reaper profile image85
    Faith Reaperposted 4 years ago

    I have had at least three or more stolen that I know of, and the only way I find out is through other hubbers.  I filed complaints, but never really know what the results were.  As you know, once the entire HubPages site was stolen or copied, every single hub on hubpages!  I really do not know how to prevent people from stealing on the Internet.  I had just joined HP and one of my very first poems was stolen right away, and I remember feeling confused and violated, as it is a special poem that I had written several years before joining HubPages and it was personal to only me and my childhood!

  8. Dreamhowl profile image96
    Dreamhowlposted 4 years ago

    Recently 2 of my hubs have been stolen. I emailed the party I could get in contact with and emailed the host of the other website. it is tough to deal with. I cannot imagine having 11 stolen!

  9. JohnGreasyGamer profile image82
    JohnGreasyGamerposted 4 years ago

    Out of my 154 hubs, only one has been blatantly copied just recently. If HubPages had pointed me in the direction to where I could report this to the proper 'authorities' I'd be a lot more appreciative. Thankfully it's just one Hub and it's not on a site that's going to get a lot of cash (it actually contains content from other places too, and has nothing original it seems).

  10. radhapriestess profile image44
    radhapriestessposted 4 years ago

    That is a good question. As far as I know I do not think it's happened, but then it would take a lot of time to check on it.

  11. M. T. Dremer profile image91
    M. T. Dremerposted 4 years ago

    I currently have 3 with the copied content tag, though I've battled with many others in the past. Unfortunately it's a common occurrence for HubPage users. It might feel like a compliment (that they think your content is good enough to steal) if it weren't for the traffic it was leeching from you.

  12. Thelma Alberts profile image91
    Thelma Albertsposted 4 years ago

    I have 97 hubs and 4 of them are stolen. I filed  DMCA complaints and 0nly 2 hubs were taken down.

 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)