Learn the way to seek out it and report plagiarism to Google’s authorized crew
I’ve just lately been discovering copies of my work blatantly reproduced on different websites which I wrote about in these two blogs:
If you wish to discover out if one of many above websites is copying your personal content material, you can begin with a basic seek for copyrighted content material from medium in Google like this:
Instantly you may see the levitrares [.] com is copying the complete medium website. No matter they’re doing by copying content material this fashion appears to be harming Google search engine rankings, to not point out they’re illegally copying copyrighted materials, presuming Medium isn’t copying and reposting their very own website.
When you proceed personal the record and onto the second web page you may see that this website is principally copying lots of people’s blogs:
If in case you have one thing distinctive in your weblog posts you may add it to the question to attempt to slim down and discover your stolen content material. My final identify is fairly distinctive so I can search on:
radichel medium website:levitrares.com
I can see the this website is copying the principle hyperlink to my weblog beneath:
Click on on the three dots subsequent to the URL and also you get a popup like this so that you don’t have to go to the web page. Copy the URL.
Now report that URL to Google’s authorized crew utilizing this hyperlink together with a hyperlink to your precise weblog with a copyright on the backside.
If you wish to discover out in case your blogs are on websites aside from levitrares you may seek for one thing like this the place a touch signifies you need to exclude medium. Select different key phrases that uniquely establish your weblog.
radichel medium cloud safety -site:medium.com
On this search I seen that my weblog was listed as probably the greatest safety blogs to observe. That’s fairly cool:
Curiously, Medium wouldn’t let me publish this weblog with a hyperlink to that website. I’m not certain why and possibly you shouldn’t go to it however if you wish to use this search in Google:
100 Greatest Cyber Safety Blogs and Web sites website:feedspot.com
Nonetheless proper after that I discovered one other URL sabotaging my website which I’ll report. I’ve written about this website earlier than:
Listed below are two extra that look probably suspicious (they could be okay). I occur to know that some malicious content material comes out of Malaysia so I’ll keep away from clicking that hyperlink and usually others if I can use an alternate solution to affirm stolen content material. Maybe the wayback machine or I can open them in a cloud VM.
I suppose I’m on a who’s who record. Appears cool however I didn’t click on the hyperlink.
Discovered my e book on the market on a website within the Netherlands. Cool. I hope that it’s a reliable website.
Looking on attackfeed I see that pages are nonetheless within the index that I already reported. Should see what I can do about that.
A lot of different issues however I finished at about web page 5 and that’s just about all I noticed. I’ve already reported about 10 URLs and Google promptly eliminated most of them.
Good luck searching your personal stolen content material and getting it taken down. I actually hope this helps others discover and report plagiarism.
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