Copyright Violation???

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  1. Diane Cass profile image87
    Diane Cassposted 3 years ago

    Two of my articles have a little "c" (copyright) sign next to their titles. Down below it says that means "Possibly copied by someone else". What am I supposed to do about that, if someone copied MY article??? I"m apparently not being accused of copying someone else;s material, which is impossible because it is all mine, the words, the pictures...everything?

    I tried to look up who is using my article and all I can find are links to Pintrest. That's not copying, that is promotion. I'm confused.

    The articles in question are … cup-shower

    and … m-bracelet

  2. carolynkaye profile image93
    carolynkayeposted 3 years ago

    If you click an article with the "c" symbol, there should be a red notice at the top of the page that gives more information and the link of where your material is posted. There's also a link that tells you how to file a DMCA complaint.

    1. Diane Cass profile image87
      Diane Cassposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you, that was great information.

  3. theraggededge profile image96
    theraggededgeposted 3 years ago

    Go here:

    You won't be able to file a DMCA as HubPages suggests. You need to find the webhost of the infringing website.

    Go to

    Type in the domain name (that will be the name of the site without the http://)

    Try to identify the webhost. They will have a site where you can file a DMCA. The DMCA is the text in the HubPages box. Make sure to include your contact details.

    It sounds complicated but once you've done a few it gets easier and quicker. I got two taken down in less than an hour last week.

    1. Diane Cass profile image87
      Diane Cassposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you, this was extremely helpful. I contacted the domain registrars in both cases. We'll see what happens.


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