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Copyscape showing duplicate from a pastebin link, is this an issue?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by Apsconsus, Mar 5, 2017.

  1. Apsconsus

    Apsconsus Registered Member

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    Hi guys,

    I had a writer write an article for me, which he linked via pastebin. I've added it to my site and copyscape is finding it on the pastebin page.

    Is this going to be an issue? Surely google wouldn't index every pastebin post. In addition I added it to my site only an hour or so later.
     
  2. terrycody

    terrycody Elite Member

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    If Google wont index, I think its safe.
     
  3. kawsarbd

    kawsarbd Junior Member

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    Ask your writer to delete the paste bin link
     
  4. ContentWriter

    ContentWriter Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    This is my answer, too, @Apsconsus.
    To Copyscape's eyes, if there's an existing copy on the internet, it's a plagiarism case.
     
  5. stevesolo

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    If Copyscape is finding content as same like as yours on the web, then it is a duplicate content issue only. So, delete the link and post unique one.