My 2nd best performing hub has been copied by someone on blogspot. It actually has been there since last year but I just found it today. So, I just filed a DCMA with Google and it will be gone soon. I notice he has copied the other 2 articles. He has probably forgotten about the blog.
What I find funny is that I have a link to the original article in the text and so now I have a backlink from him Not that it will give me anything from this crappy site.
My article is still tops on Google and third overall for the category.
It never ends. I am glad you found him. How did you do it?
I just copied some text from my hub and pasted it into Google. I do it occasionally. This one was still getting good traffic so I hadn't checked it before.
This site captured one of mine. It's like a photo of articles. My article has all formatting, photos, HP logo etc intact. Even has my hub comments. I would have thought it just linked to my hub, except navigation bar shows otherwise, and I found the site by copying a line from my hub and pasting into Google.
http://www. pearltrees.com/ #/N-f=1_3132142&N-fa=2282671&N-p=23263653&N-play=0&N-s=1_3132142&N-u=1_216049
Seems like integrity is seriously lacking! That is not in the spirit of blogging-what I like so much about it are the personal experiences shared!
Blogger took the article down. The blog is still up though...all 2 posts. I have a feeling he may have gotten dinged before.
Question - to check for stealers I paste content from my hub pages into google search is that right?
by IzzyM5 years ago
I found a hub of mine copied on this site. english.hidden-science.netI also found another couple of hubs from other people, but this guy seems to steal from everywhere, not just Hubpages.Check for your work,...
by Lionrhod21 months ago
So over the past few weeks I've been wanting to re-publish some of my old articles.Knowing that Google has a prob with duplicate pages I start looking up my articles on the web, and crud! My articles are ALL over the...
by SweetiePie5 years ago
I have caught yet another plagiarist website that is copying our hubs, and other websites so they can sell Christmas themed merchandise. I filed a DMCA request with Google, but I am noticing websites doing this...
by Eugene Brennan3 years ago
I just came across this one, KaKun dot ru, complete with Adsense ads. Has anyone else seen this?
by Liz Elias3 years ago
While at a doctor's appointment with my husband, my cell phone rang. This is not a common thing, as I don't have a so-called "smart" phone, and I very, very rarely give out the number. It's for...
by Amber3 years ago
So I just had my first article copied. I knew it would probably happen eventually, but though I was prepared for the inevitability, it still makes me very mad. Besides filling a DCMA, which I did immediately once...
Copyright © 2017 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.
HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.