I have written some hubs, with some quite long quotes in them. The items are out of copyright, or in the public domain, at least.
I have quoted quite a bit from Shakespeare, and from the King James Bible. I feel that the hubs in question would be sorely lacking without these quotes.
Am I going to have trouble because of this?
I have been waiting to see what happens, but am I likely to get into yet more trouble for waiting and not doing anything about this already?
It is, I suppose, duplicate content ~ but is it unacceptable?
Trish I didn't visit anything past the Shakespeare Summer Winter and Christmas hub. Wow, incredibly long hub but then really in terms of verbage it isn't. It has an inordinate amount of amazon links in it and I got rather lost by its design especially when there is so much going on after the comment capsule. I would seriously take a look at this hub soon.
As to the question at hand, if I was reading it right, it looks like you have credited all the quotes whether they be from Hamlet or another place.
Biblical quotes while they can be long should be ok as long again as the source is sited and they directly pertain to the topic of the hub and aren't just thrown in for good measure.
Duplication is detected by automatic filters. You could ask for an exemption, either now or if the hubs are unpublished as being duplicate. This is not a copyright issue, but a duplicate content issue.
If that is duplication what would call hubs that are just quotes on some subject. None of those have tripped the filter, I saw a couple of those on the feed today.
Some hubbers have a number of such hubs and all are safe ..at least as of now
I don't think your hub will trip the filter.. Cheers
I am concerned about the ones with longer quotes ~ eg the Hamlet soliloquies.
I agree with Lynne, as long as you have credited your source and have enough original material to substantiate the quotes you will be spared. I do have one hub where I quoted long verses all over the hub from the Songs of Solomon, I do not see any warnings, but then I have added my own take on the subject.
As WE says you can always write to the team and get an exemption if the hub does trip the filter .. so , you should stop worrying.. cheers
I have seen several examples of Hubbers who got into trouble because of extensive quotes. I'd imagine it depends on what is being quoted, only HubPages knows what is on their Whitelist. Since there has been no duplicate content filter triggered yet, I'd leave it and see what happens, so I agree with that decision.
I'll leave it then, for now, and wait to see what happens
If more quotations appear, the automated system will take it as a duplicate content. But quotations can only be duplicated. Hence it is better you write to Hubpages team.
You should be OK. References to famous poems, quotes, and Bible passages and the like won't be an issue- it's content that is stolen or mostly/entirely copied from elsewhere online that is against our publishing standards. Obviously a Hub that just takes a sonnet or something and just re-publishes it without any added original value is not OK, but what you're talking about is just referencing important quotes and passages, and that's totally fine! Such references augment useful and original analysis, after all!
Simone Smith, that pretty much settles the matter once and for all. Thank you!
Thank you very much to Simone and to everyone else who helped me with this issue
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