By Kristina Weis on November 11, 2010
Dealing With Content Thieves
You've spent months or years building your website and its content, and you're proud of it. One day you find that some thrown-together website has copied your content and tried to pass it off as its own work.
This is incredibly frustrating. Worse, this duplicate content forces search engines to decide which website is the original and should rank higher. It's possible that the copied content on the other website may show up above yours in search results.
Here at AboutUs.org, our content was recently lifted and republished on another website without any attribution. I want to share what we've learned, so you can deal with any site that steals your content.
Note: This article has been updated and moved to www.AboutUs.com/what-to-do-before-after-your-blog-content-is-scraped-stolen-copied/.