Competitor deindexed, would it be possible to pillage his content?

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  1. Zevoltai

    Zevoltai Senior Member

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    If one of my competitors had the misfortune of being deindexed/sandboxed in the recent algorithm updates, would it be an ill-advised move to take paragraphs/excerpts of his EXCEPTIONALLY high quality articles for my own site without being flagged by panda for duplicate content?
     
  2. tg01

    tg01 Power Member

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    Why not try using a content spinner, such as WordAi, to get a quality spin on the content whilst avoiding duplication of articles and possibly getting caught?
     
  3. masterjani

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    There is a possibility that your competitor is also creating a new site and copy the same content. Better use the spinning technique or try to get the content from expired deindexed domains.
     
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    Why not trying to spin complete WWW with WordAi, and creating 1 billion sites whilst avoiding duplication of articles and possibly getting caught?

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    daffy Regular Member

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    Why not get better articles written and always out rank your competition, of course by taking some cues from the already existing one's?
     
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    ZennoBlaster Senior Member

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    Maybe if the domain was in your hands. But why were they deindexed? Maybe the content was stolen from elsewhere.
     
  7. pitbully

    pitbully Regular Member

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    Aside from raping his dead body after he's already been through the ringer, it's also not a good idea because of what linksmaster said. He will likely keep a new site from being indexed so he can copy that content onto the new one before deleting the old one. I don't see much benefit here anyway to be honest, plus it's kicking a man while he's down. Being aggressive is good business but there's no need to be a snake.
     
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  8. Bionaire

    Bionaire Junior Member

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    This. It's not like he was neg seo'ing you while he was competiting either. Don't be a snake as aforementioned.