I have a notice from HP that someone may have stolen my article and although I should know how to check this out I do not and looking online is not getting me any closer. Could anyone please help? https://hubpages.com/education/Virginia … n-American
I had one recently, clicked on the article in question, clicked on the red "warning -content may have been stolen", this took me to the "copy." Lordy, I hardly recognised it as my own hub, it's so badly spun. Had me laughing fit to bust. I'm tempted to steal it right back, though of course I should file a takedown notice.
Now that's funny, Innerspin. I had one listed as copied and it was. I had done an interview with a TV station personality about their on-air pet cat and after I published the article, they copied it and published it on their website under my real name. What could I do? After being so nice to give me the interview and permission to use their photos, how could I ask them to remove my article about their cat? I just ignored it. That was several years ago and it's been shelved anyway, so I don't worry about it.
I have an article about my underground house, still currently running, that's been copied several times without my permission, both with and without my photos. I've filed a DMCA, but it's been ignored, so I just let the idiots go. I did have the NY Times call me this week to tell me that they read my hub and would like to do their own story about my house. Unfortunately, I had to turn them down because right now is just not a convenient time for us. I did leave the door open for the future if they don't find someone else with a house similar to mine to write about.
by Rupert Taylor 19 months ago
HP tells me my article Guns for Children has been stolen by a website called Brutalist Press. The offending website says it is "copied" by someone called Helga Dagmar. HP offers advice on what to do but most of it is quite beyond my technology skills, and some of the links admin offers go...
by Rochelle Frank 2 months 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 issues. Sent the information. They replied promptly, asked a question or two and...
by Doc Wordinger 4 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 First two items on the agenda involved finishing an unpublished hub and responding to comments.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 whether any of my hubs have been plagiarized and copied elsewhere during my...
by Mary McShane 3 years ago
If you have noticed your traffic decreasing lately on some of your hubs, this Facebook page is copying content from several hubbers and publishing it on their FB page. The Facebook page is called OHealth atwww .facebook .com /pages ...
by Marcy Goodfleisch 5 years ago
If you are seeing a drop in traffic, start checking for more stolen content. After seeing a nice surge in traffic following the latest Panda thing, I suddenly tanked. Stats were not updated quickly, so it took me a bit to realize I was indeed seeing a 'trend.' Sure enough - there...
by Amber 4 years ago
So I just had my first article copied. I knew it would probably happen eventually, but though I was prepared for the inevitability, it still makes me very mad. Besides filling a DCMA, which I did immediately once I was informed, how do you guys deal with having an article copied?
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