Can I file a complain with google for stolen content, if I have changed the content...
on my page? TWO STATE websites copy and pasted a large part of one of my articles. It was bullet point. I have since (yesterday before I knew) gone in and edited the article so that there is a lot more on each bullet point and changed one of the bullet points to something different. Can I still file a complaint even though my original content has been changed? It really bothers me that a state ran website stole my work without even having the decency to source it even though they sourced other parts of their article.
Yes you can, especially if you have an original copy of the work saved, or can find a cached version of the article in its original format. State websites should know better. File the DMCA - I would.
State run? What in the world? You can file a complaint, but if you have changed your work, I'm not sure you can offer proof that it is yours. Peeples, I don't know how you write your articles, but I write mine in Word and save a copy before I cut and paste them into HP. Some people use cloud sites to save their work like Evernote, iDrive or Dropbox to save their articles. Since hard drives are notorious for dying, please at least put them on a flash drive.
Use the Wayback Machine to find a cached copy of your piece the way it was and use the results to file your DMCA notice of infringement.
1. Enter the URL of your article at https://archive.org/web/ and choose a date in the past before you changed the article.
2. Use the URL at the top of the page that the Wayback machine generates as the location of an authorized copy in your DMCA report form.
Yes I've done it several times. I just look in My Account for the date it was originally published and provide that date and my URL along with the URL of the copied content, also advising I have Google ads on the page and a copyright warning.
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