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)
jump to last post 1-2 of 2 discussions (8 posts)

Plagiarism

  1. john000 profile image97
    john000posted 6 years ago

    I was reading a forum post about using the Copyscape Plagiarism Checker. I put one of my article URLs in and out popped a bunch of articles using 61% and up of the words. Some articles are copied verbatum. I am noticing that it is extremely hard to figure out where at the article site to send a complaint.
    I know others have this problem. Would someone comment on what I might do now (as in the FASTEST way to deal with it). I have not put all my titles in yet, but so far it is very discouraging. Thanks.

    1. brittanytodd profile image94
      brittanytoddposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      I don't use Copyscape because it shows you articles that may have a ton of the words you used, but they are not all copies of your articles.  Use google to search for select phrases and then file a DCMA notice with Google for the sites that copied your article.  I hope this helps.

      1. profile image0
        The Writers Dogposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        Do you mean a phrase from the Hub typed into the Google search window?
        ie "He fell of the pink and blue elephant."

        1. brittanytodd profile image94
          brittanytoddposted 6 years agoin reply to this

          Yes.  Or a longer one with quotes around it.  You want to put a decent chuck of it so you can see whether someone copied it word for word and in it's entirety.  (And don't forget to put the quotation marks around it.)

        2. john000 profile image97
          john000posted 6 years agoin reply to this

          No. But if you put the first paragraph inGoogle Search stuff copied will co me up. I used it tonight and compared to the ones I found for sure on CopyScape.com and they matched results.

      2. john000 profile image97
        john000posted 6 years agoin reply to this

        I saw that and checked the highest percentage ones and they are mine - just words like the, a, etc are changed. Whole paragraphs are the same. But I know what you are saying. I found a way search that may not have been discussed. If you put the first paragraph of  your article in google search, a lot of sites with the article will show up. Thanks

  2. maxravi profile image54
    maxraviposted 6 years ago

    Web Hosts, Domain Registrars and Search Engines subscribe to a code of conduct under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) and will assist you in enforcing your rights under copyright laws. Internet content theft and duplications are severely frowned upon and they work actively towards eliminating plagiarism. And of course, you'll also be sending a nicely worded letter to the infringing webmaster to remove your duplicated content.

    You can very well contact webmaster first to remove content.If he is not agreed , you can contact webhosting and domain provider of the site and can register a complaint.

    1. john000 profile image97
      john000posted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Maxravi
      Thanks for the info.

 
working