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  1. Doneta Wrate profile image92
    Doneta Wrateposted 5 weeks ago

    How do you find out if your articles have been stolen?

    1. prokidwriter profile image95
      prokidwriterposted 5 weeks agoin reply to this

      When you look at your list of published articles in your account, you may see a small red copyright symbol next to some titles. If you see this symbol, it means that your content may have been stolen. Then, you can go to the menu item “copied articles” and see a list of URLs that  may be infringing on your copyright. There is a button there that says “File DMCA” or similar, click on it and see a template take down request that you can file.

  2. Doneta Wrate profile image92
    Doneta Wrateposted 5 weeks ago

    thank you

  3. eugbug profile image98
    eugbugposted 5 weeks ago

    Take a fragment of text from your article, enclose it in quotes and Google it. However a plagiarist may only have copied part of your article, so this doesn't always work, meaning you need to search for strings from different sections of the article.
    You can also use copyscape dot com. Without paying for a subscription, you can check 5 URLs per day (or is it per month?) free for plagiarism.

  4. Doneta Wrate profile image92
    Doneta Wrateposted 5 weeks ago

    I have been thinking about checking for stolen hubs.  But I was reading on a forum that it can take a lot of time, time away from writting new stuff.  I don't have a lot of time.  I would rather spend my time writting new stuff.  Some say for that reason they gave up worrying about it.  That is what I am thinking about doing for now.

 
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