Help - DMCA didn't work for copied hub!

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  1. arizonataylor profile image80
    arizonataylorposted 6 years ago

    Hi,

    I have four hubs that have been copied in their entirety.  All four were copied on the same day and are posted in BigEzine.  I filed four DMCA complaints with Google.  They all came back as:

    "We have received your DMCA complaint dated 4/3/12. While reviewing your
    letter, we noticed that the site in question,is not currently displaying Google ads. Please note that AdSense is unable
    to take action on your request since the site in question does not contain
    Google ads."

    Help!  What do I do to get these removed?

    Here's one URL example:

    http://society.bigezine.com/pros-and-co … 40537.html

    It's a complete copy of my site!

    1. Marisa Wright profile image96
      Marisa Wrightposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Just a tip: If you find your work copied somewhere, never ever post a link here. It's giving them free publicity!  Always put some spaces in the link so it won't turn into a live hyperlink.

    2. tnderhrt23 profile image75
      tnderhrt23posted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Here's an interesting twist...Hubpages team told me to file a DMCA complaint with abuse@softlayer.com....which I did. Then I read on here somewhere that we were to send them to copyright@softlayer.com. So I did that this morning, from my Yahoo account and it was returned as undeliverable. So I then sent it through my google account and this is what I got within a minute of sending..."Mail Delivery Subsystem mailer-daemon@googlemail.com
         
      10:55 AM (1 minute ago)
             
      to me
      Delivery to the following recipient failed permanently:

          www.copyright@softlayer.com

      Technical details of permanent failure:
      Google tried to deliver your message, but it was rejected by the recipient domain. We recommend contacting the other email provider for further information about the cause of this error. The error that the other server returned was: 550 550 User unknown (state 14).

      Anybody got any idea what this means???

      1. relache profile image85
        relacheposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        It means you made a mistake in the email address and sent it to an address that doesn't exist.  There shouldn't be a "www." in front of the word "copyright" in the email.

        1. tnderhrt23 profile image75
          tnderhrt23posted 6 years agoin reply to this

          relache, I could just hub you, errrrr..I mean hug you! I thank you, thank you, thank you, you were right, of course!!!

  2. Marcy Goodfleisch profile image93
    Marcy Goodfleischposted 6 years ago

    Have you notified the host company?  See the thread here on the forum by Mark Ewbie, it's called something like Site copying, beware.   

    The thread has email info for the host company - they've gotten complaints from several of us, and they're working on it.  But it is helpful to give them your complaint, too.  They're able to use the complaints as documentation for any action they take.

  3. IzzyM profile image88
    IzzyMposted 6 years ago

    This site is a disaster waiting to happen as daily they are uploading yet more copied material and none of their posts are original.

    Use this form, and not the Google Adsense form.

    https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools … pli=1&

    1. Dale Hyde profile image85
      Dale Hydeposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks for that link, IzzyM! I have it bookmarked. I shall have to trip over to that site and check things out and see if any of my work is there. I simply have not had the time. I have been following the forum posting and now there is a hub published about it as well.

      1. tlpoague profile image86
        tlpoagueposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        Thanks Izzy for the link. I had a hard time trying to find it last night, but I was also tired when my mom and sister called to say their work along with mine was stole.

  4. michifus profile image80
    michifusposted 6 years ago

    Do you have a google webmaster account? You can post a link to the copied content in there and at least try to get it taken out of the google listings. You will need to supplu the search query that the offending page comes up for

  5. arizonataylor profile image80
    arizonataylorposted 6 years ago

    Thank you for all of your replies. I filed a complaint with the parent company and with Google Webmaster. I haven't heard back yet, but I'm hopeful.

    Again, thank you for all of your help.

  6. relache profile image85
    relacheposted 6 years ago

    When I file notices of infringement, I first file with the person who posted the content (the site user who actually did the infringing), then if necessary I file with the domain itself (most domains do not want to be hosting stolen material).  If I still have to escalate, then I file with the domain host/ISP.  They don't want to be hosting sites that are breaking the rules. 

    If all that doesn't resolve the issue and if the site is running AdSense, then I file with Google.  I almost never have to file higher up than with the domain itself.

 
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