Me: I am the owner of the blog ‘Perfect Skin Care for you’. I recently came across your website today and noticed that you had copied many of my recent articles. I request you to remove those articles from the website. And, kindly do not paste any of my articles without prior permission.
Owner of the website: will do. It was an autoblog someone set up for me a while back. I’ll delete them in due course. Give me some time.
Me: Kindly delete all my articles in at most a week. Btw, I didn’t know that websites copy articles automatically from blogs!!! Do tell me sometime how it works.
Owner of the website: Well, its simple. There are many wordpress plugins they utilise. It automatically searches the internet for related material to the website and automatically posts it.
- Contact the author of the blog / website through Contact Us page. Most of the times, it wouldn’t be available because they are spam blogs and websites.
- Check which platform is it hosted on. And, contact the spam reporting team of the platform. You will find this information in the blog post I referred to above.
- If its a website with a proper domain name (which it will be most of the time), go to http://whois.domaintools.com/ and paste the website link in the search bar given there. It will display all the information about the website including the owner name, the e-mail address with which it was created and even the hosting server of the website.
- Now, your work gets easier. Email the owner of the website. If you get no response within a week, I would suggest you to contact the hosting servers regarding the plagiarism issue.