One of my hubs has a red copyright symbol on it. Why is it suspected someone may havebstolen it?
What leads hubpages editors to believe someone else has copied or used someone's material, thus violating the true writer's copyright. And how do I find who they are.
Do this, copy an entire paragraph and search for that paragraph with Google. If the search results take you back to your on page, then great. Try another paragraph. You have to take an active part in protecting yourself from theft.
The good news is that if you find your article stolen and on another website, Google will remove the copy from their search results. They are VERY good about doing that for us. It is a tedious, boring, and aggravating thing, but I've personally seen several of mine completely and totally copy/pasted (stolen) on obscure websites.
Click on your hub and you will see a notice warning you that your content may have been stolen. Click on that and it will give you the address that has stolen your work or copied it without realizing they are violating copyright laws. You will get instructions on how to file a DMCA complaint. That usually works. If not, you can report them to Google.
by Rochelle Frank3 weeks ago
Yep, it was. I looked up the owner of the blog and sent the suggested dmca info to them , no response.I delved further and found out it was on aTumblr site. I looked around and found a contact that deals with copyright...
by girly_girl098 years ago
Under 'my account'? I've had this happen for two hubs that were copied but the copyright symbol appeared next to the title at the same time (or I noticed it at the same time). Luckily, I got the content removed as it...
by chet thomas3 years ago
After reading the other forums on copied hubs, I ran a check on several of mine. I found two at:http://the-alps (dot) us/and I suspect there are lots of other hubbers' hubs there. A quick search found a hub by Admiral...
by Adrienne Janet Farricelli4 years ago
Filed a DMCA, there are plenty of articles by fellow pet writers on hubpages.website in question: http://bootserver dot com/
by Doc Wordinger3 years ago
After more than a year without publishing any hubs, I've decide to start publishing again. First two items on the agenda involved finishing an unpublished hub and responding to comments. Then I decided to investigate...
by Ronald E Franklin24 months ago
I just ran across a site, radikewl dot com, that had copied another hubber's hub that I had a comment on. The entire hub, including comments, is translated into Spanish. No author is named. That led me to do a search...
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