Sep 13 2018

Copying Content Is Not A Complement

Categories: Rants Dave Rathbun @ 12:45 pm

It was brought to my attention recently that someone has taken content from my blog and re-posted it to blogspot. I have used the contact form available on their blog to request the removal of my content and have gathered the information I need to file a DMCA complaint if that is not successful.

I don’t have advertisements on this site, and I don’t ask for donations. Everything I have done over the years remains in place and available for the broader user community. Why someone would think they should (or could) take what I have created it and post it as their own work is beyond me. :-? Bottom line: if you find my content posted elsewhere in the Internet (quotes are fine, references are fine, copying is not) please let me know. Thanks.

2 Responses to “Copying Content Is Not A Complement”

  1. Comment by Jamie Oswald

    Someone stole one of my blog posts years ago on a corporate site. I emailed in to ask them to take it down before I had to file a complaint and they had the gaul to tell me I was too uptight (which I am seldom accused of) just because I was making a “big” deal out of their content intern making a “tiny” mistake.

    By the way, love to see you back out here blogging, Dave. Does my heart good.

  2. Comment by Dave Rathbun

    There were three posts that I identified. I filed a DMCA “take down” notice and those are removed.

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