Ownership of Articles Written

Jump to Last Post 1-7 of 7 discussions (16 posts)
  1. profile image51
    June Marieposted 8 years ago

    I recently joined your HubPages.  I was browsing thru FAQ and found the question on ownership.  It said that you do not assign ownership to any hubber.  It didn't answer the question for me.  Who owns the content?  Do I or you?

    best regards,
    june marie

    1. profile image0
      ankigarg87posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      when you publish any content in the hubpages.it is published by you time and date is noted.you are owner of that content.published content is your content and you gets all the ownership rights.

  2. profile image0
    Website Examinerposted 8 years ago

    You retain full ownership. By publishing here, you merely grant HubPages a license to make your articles available on the site. You can remove or edit your content anytime.

    1. profile image0
      TopUniverseposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      We can remove or edit our content anytime. Do you think is it good? Because google don't like to see the same article some where else.

      1. profile image0
        Website Examinerposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        It is good for hubbers to have these options, especially compared to many other article sites that restrict their authors' rights.

  3. shazwellyn profile image68
    shazwellynposted 8 years ago

    You own the content - I always make sure I put this at the bottom of my hubs....

    © This work is covered under Creative Commons License

    However, Hubpages wants to keep soul rights whilst you have it published.  You can unpublish at will and publish anywhere else on the Internet, but whilst you have it published here on Hubpages, you must not publish elsewhere.  This is duplicate content which Hubpages doesnt like (although the odd one is ok and will not affect authorscore) and neither does Google.

    I hope this helps... oh, and welcome to Hubpages! big_smile

    1. profile image0
      Website Examinerposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Creative Commons is a very generous license. It is essentially a "some rights reserved" license, which grants users significantly broader rights compared to the conventional "all rights reserved" copyright license.

      http://creativecommons.org/choose/

  4. barryrutherford profile image78
    barryrutherfordposted 8 years ago

    There you go what  a great response for you question posted 11 minutes since you joined Just shows how positive the comminity is here on Hubpages.
    Just  in case heaven forbid Hub Pages disappaered it is good to keep a 'back-up' of your articles elsewhere in storage on a USB stick for example

    1. profile image0
      Website Examinerposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Excellent point!

  5. thisisoli profile image71
    thisisoliposted 8 years ago

    Look at the bottom of the page wheree it says



    And the following quote from the terms of use may be pertinant, notice how it does say that this is a non-exclusive licence, you may publish your work elsewhere.

  6. profile image0
    gabbyhopeposted 8 years ago

    Can somebody else steal you work if you do not have a copyright?

    1. barryrutherford profile image78
      barryrutherfordposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Just like someone can steal your handbag someone can steal your hub.  'Enforcing your rights' is the issue as for most legal issues.
      However it cannot appear twice on hubpages at least in the medium & long term & will get picked up as duplcate elswhere.

    2. profile image0
      Website Examinerposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      You always have copyright. That protection is automatic as soon as your content is fixed in a tangible medium such as a sheet of paper or a computer file.

      Once you have published your hub, there will be a time-stamp proving when you created it. If someone copies it, you can file a complaint to have the copy removed. This is usually adequate.

      If you have something truly valuable, registration of your copyright is highly recommended. The reason is that this will create a hard-copy so that no one can deny exactly what you produced and at what time.

    3. 2uesday profile image82
      2uesdayposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      The nature of the internet is that some type of people take and use what they want - text and images.

    4. thisisoli profile image71
      thisisoliposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      You automatically have copyright on anything you create.

  7. saleheensblog profile image61
    saleheensblogposted 8 years ago
 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)