Someone copied my whole hub what should I do?

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  1. tamron profile image69
    tamronposted 7 years ago

    My article appears above the copied one in search  http://stopthumbsuckingblog.com/tag/money/
    What do you think I should do?  Will that cause me to lose traffic I know some sites allow this like about.com I really don't see how that benefits the writer.

    1. ankitharrytom profile image76
      ankitharrytomposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      If the other site is using Google Adsense then send them a DMCA notice and Google will take care of that

      1. tamron profile image69
        tamronposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        I don't think they are I will have to check.  What happen if they don't have google ads?

  2. ankitharrytom profile image76
    ankitharrytomposted 7 years ago

    You can ask Google to remove the site from their search results
    http://www.google.com/support/webmaster … wer=164734

  3. tamron profile image69
    tamronposted 7 years ago

    Ya there is Google ads!

    Should I just leave a comment and tell them they can use so many words in the article with the link.

    1. ankitharrytom profile image76
      ankitharrytomposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      HubPages has enough reputation that it doesn't not need a backlink from a copying site. File a DMCA and teach them a lesson. Never spare such people who do illegal activities so bravely.
      The end decision is yours after all, decide what you think best

  4. wilderness profile image97
    wildernessposted 7 years ago

    There is a section in the learning center (link at the bottom of this page) about filing DMCA's.  Study it and get those things out.  The net doesn't need more thieves.

  5. tamron profile image69
    tamronposted 7 years ago

    Thanks you guys I am going to sleep on it before I act.  I alway was tought not to cut your noise off to spite your face.  Another words sleep on it!

    1. brakel2 profile image77
      brakel2posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I have a hub on steps to take and examples of notices.

 
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