Posts Tagged ‘dmca’

Ways to Find Websites that are Copying Your Content

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

When an outside website copies content from your site without permission or attribution, it’s more than just annoying, it can also damage your search engine ranking …

There are a couple of reasons why you may want to make sure no other website on the Internet has published contents that you have created without proper authorization. The main reason from a webmaster perspective is duplicate content that is caused by scrapers. Google, Bing and other search engines most of the time gets it right, and will rank your content in front of the scraping sites. Sometimes however they do not so that your site ends up taking a backseat as it is outranked by sites that have copied your articles on theirs.


Google Stands Against PROTECT IP

Thursday, May 19th, 2011

Good for Google; free speech is much more important than the risk of some web site sharing a few copyrighted mp3s …

Last week a bill was tabled in the American senate that would allow the Department of Justice to take out a court order against sites accused of infringing copyright. Google’s Erik Schmidt came out strongly against the bill in London on the 18th. Is this an attempt on Google to do no evil, or is there more at stake for the company here?