1. I found a stolen article there.
2. I told them about it (DMCA).
3. It was gone in 15 minutes.
4. Bless their hearts.
It gets even better. Turns out there were three stolen copies of that article there. I didn't know about 2 of them and only told them about the one. They found all three on their own and deleted them.
Do you mind sharing what method you use for locating stolen articles? For example, cutting and pasting a portion of your article in the google search box...
by Ronald E Franklin 5 years ago
I found my hub "Robert Smalls: A Civil War Hero’s Fight for Racial Equality" copied exactly on two sites, including photos with their captions, right down to the copyright notice, but with no link back to the hub.documentariezblog dot blogspot dot...
by rebekahELLE 7 years ago
I am not happy. I was checking to see if it was indexed and I found this guy's copied article while I can't even find mine! It is my latest article published Dec. 26. I wrote the author and sent a message to the site. I will file a DMCA.These thieves are here among us. It's so...
by Eric Dockett 6 years ago
When searching for unscrupulously borrowed copies of my work sometimes I come across results that don't seem to really be there. Even though I search for a sentence in quotes, and the SERPs shows that quote in my results, when I click on the link either the text isn't really there, or I get a...
by Ann-Christin 6 years ago
I've just taken a snippet of one of my poems and done a Google search. One result came up which was the whole poem someone has copied and posted on facebook. This poetry hub has never been idle and used to get good traffic until mid September. So I am baffled as to why a copied version shows up and...
by Person of Interest 8 years ago
I may have found an articles thieves website. Two of my articles in their entirety were there.The website’s “About”, “FAQ”, and “sitemap” are all blank pages.If you want to do a Google search for your own hubs, here’s a template:"text string from your article here"...
by viryabo 8 years ago
I feel it is good now and then to check if any of our articles has been stolen, copied, etc., off HP. There was a forum last year that was agog with the issue of our stolen articles and some hubbers gave us tips on how to go online to check. The issue was eventually resolved.I can't seem to find...
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