Here’s a link to some very interesting reading, The WordPress.com Transparency Report encourages me to believe some are aware of how important and issue transparency is. Automattic plans to publish bi-annual transparency reports, summarizing the government information requests and takedown demands Staff have received.
Opinions that have no basis in fact and are fueled by misinformation and emotionality may plump up your stats and comments, but that kind of discussion environment is not one most bloggers benefit from. Worse still, when one fails to research before publishing that slip can be a hard one to recover from.
Money from advertising income motivates blog scrapers to steal content. It’s only a matter of time before you discover your copyright has been violated and your content is now duplicated on a site you don’t want to be associated with. So let’s consider the impact of that duplication and how to counter it.
There’s no difference between copyright law in cyberspace and print media; the same law applies both online and offline. You can check to see if your content has been stolen, and file DMCA take-down notices with the appropriate web host when it has been.
So you want to pass yourself off as make money bloggers do you? Well here comes your first wild ride because I won’t take it! I will not have thecashking.org (hosted by Unified Layer) and chris-k-fisher.com (hosted by GoDaddy) steal my content and pass it off as theirs.
Bloggers are expected to be able to sort facts from fiction, so if you are a newcomer to blogging becoming familiar with copyright law is part of the territory. Copyright, Limitations of Fair Use and Plagiarism, Attribution, Citation, Quotation are critically important matters for new bloggers to comprehend so put that education the top of your…
Search engines make information readily accessible and convenient to copy and paste but be aware that plagiarism is defined as the act of either intentionally or unintentionally publishing or passing off work that was written or created by someone else as your own work. Any time you use any material from an original source and…