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Old 11-18-2007, 09:39 PM   #1
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Old 11-19-2007, 07:09 AM   #2
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Nice link. I found a few people using words and images from my websites. Infact a few people from this forum have helped me out and sent me links of copies.

When they copy my text I just laugh. But when they copy my images I get furious. That's infringement to the maximum, especially when some jer copied my trade marked logo.
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Holy crap this site found a few more knock offs!
Looks like these guys stole the text right off my page... http://glenallancompany.com/griptite/
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Old 11-19-2007, 11:05 AM   #5
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Wet, You mean like people marketing to areas in PA they do not service so they can achieve a better hit rate? Or perhaps you mean using the URL of company you envy to try and get website hits? You are right, these are crappy things to do. They show the character of the person.
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Iím glade you guys found that site useful.
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I have a related question. UK law, can someone else use a picture of me laying a floor? I know of 2 sites that use a photograph of me taken years ago and both appear to make out that the layer (me) is one of their team. never done anything about it cos don't know where to start.
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I have a related question. UK law, can someone else use a picture of me laying a floor? I know of 2 sites that use a photograph of me taken years ago and both appear to make out that the layer (me) is one of their team. never done anything about it cos don't know where to start.

Taranis this may help a little. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Copyrig...United_Kingdom
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Thanks for that Wetwash. I'll wade my way through it to see if it includes anything about my question, although it seems to deal more with the author/copywriter.
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Cybersquatting.
http://www.nolo.com/article.cfm/pg/2...1/228/195/ART/


Protect your name, product and services. If there is a domain name you want, buy it. Domain names build equity under the right circumstance. When starting a business I recommend selecting a unique name and checking to see if that name is available as a domain. If your domain names being used check to see if that company or person is willing to sell always remain professional even when things arenít going your way.
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Found this, for anyone that is interested.

http://googlewatch.eweek.com/content...image_use.html
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Holy crap this site found a few more knock offs!
Looks like these guys stole the text right off my page... http://glenallancompany.com/griptite/
Grumpy,

Whatever you did stopped them in their tracks. All links in that site now say, "Under Construction".

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Thanks for that Wetwash. I'll wade my way through it to see if it includes anything about my question, although it seems to deal more with the author/copywriter.
Try this one. http://www.copyrightservice.co.uk/
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Whatever you did stopped them in their tracks. All links in that site now say, "Under Construction".

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No it's exactly how it was when I found it. None of the links worked then either. Click the link and look in the upper right hand corner where the guy introduces himself. Then look at the main page on my site. See any similiarities?

I think this website may be some kind of prototype, if you go to the main page it's some web designer. Maybe defunct since his site doesn't work properly either. However I sent a cease and desist (sp) email to every contact I could find on the sites.
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Well his guys are not educated and certified workmen and I guess he does not have workmans compensation either.


Othe than that, and his hyphening of some word(s), it is an identical introduction.

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Here are the phone numbers and the location of the roofing company.

The location was not on the link you posted, but on the glenallan directory site.

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Grumpy, have you contacted them yet?
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Recently I did some google searches for some of the head line tags and text that's in my website. When the results of the search were returned I founnd 3 websites that copy pasted word for word text from two websites that I own.

I promptly emailed them and asked them to remove my content. Two of them immediatly removed the content, one claimed it was his content and refused. Jerk!

Did some searching and found this site. It's great becuase now I have a way to prove that my content was on the internet before those who stole it started using it.

http://www.archive.org/web/web.php

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Old 12-03-2007, 12:17 PM   #19
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Now thats what's good about the web. Instead of people using their skills to hack etc. here we have someone willing to develop software to help people.
Good find, mate.
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