Stolen Content

What to do if your blog posts are stolen by a spam “scraper” site.

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Update: the site is no longer functioning.

We’ve had some reports of posts being republished without permission at If one of your posts has been published there without permission, and you are the copyright holder of the material in that post, you can send a DMCA notice to the following addresses. This information was obtained from Whois and is believed to be accurate, but you should confirm it yourself before taking action. appears to be hosted at HostGator. Their contact email address for DMCA notices is:

Instructions for sending a DMCA takedown notice to HostGator are available here. You must include all of the information as instructed there, including a copy of the declaration with your full name and contact information filled in.

Your DMCA notice must identify the specific URL of the post where your content has been copied without permission. You do not need to include a link to your original copy.

Please note that making a false declaration in a DMCA takedown notice is illegal. The web hosting company is not responsible for creating that site; they are most likely unaware of its presence.

Written by Alex

March 18, 2008 at 1:59 am

Posted in Site Removed

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