What do you do when someone steals your content?

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In the past and right now I am dealing with content stealers. Although finding out thieves is not that hard, but I’d like to say ‘thank you’ to all my loyal readers for pointing out me (from time to time) address of thieves.


So I did more research on same topic and found this nice post by Lorelle. From the article:
Having been the target of copyright thieves, and working with writers, authors, and photographers on copyright protection and laws for over 25 years, I thought I’d talk a little about what to do when someone steals your content. Read more

This is highly recommended, if you are facing the same problem.


Posted by: Vivek Gite

The author is the creator of nixCraft and a seasoned sysadmin, DevOps engineer, and a trainer for the Linux operating system/Unix shell scripting. Get the latest tutorials on SysAdmin, Linux/Unix and open source topics via RSS/XML feed or weekly email newsletter.

3 comment

  1. If you know where they are coming from, then you can setup your site to hand out different content to them. For example, a regular reader will see an article on how to use regular expresions with all the correct syntax, but the people stealing content will see an article on regular expreions that has many wrong ideas in it.

  2. matt,

    Because I have full feed others find it easy to use it.

    Looks like a good idea to me. Someone also pointed out me plug-in that do the same thing. Right now I have dropped couple of lechers at firewall level but they find out new ways to get back. Another problem is humans do copy-paste which is even more difficult to deal with it.

    But I will try out your suggestion.

    Appreciate your post.

  3. I don’t really care if people would steel my content, I’d rather would think of it as someone is appreciating my words of works.
    A simple thank you would be enough, but isn’t required.
    I didn’t read the full article so tell me if my comment is outplaced.
    For me it is like give, take or just share.

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