Notice of DMCA removal from Google Search

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by VisualWarrior, May 26, 2012.

  1. VisualWarrior

    VisualWarrior Newbie

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    So I just got a "Notice of DMCA removal from Google Search" because apparently my website was guilty of copyright infringement. Does anybody know how to get around this? If I just change my site to something else for a few days, fill out the removal form, and change it back after it's been re-listed will it be fine? Also what could have triggered this? It's been fine for months then suddenly I get this. Could it be because I added adsense to it?
     
  2. lanbo

    lanbo Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Try a 301 redirect to a new domain
     
  3. chummm

    chummm Registered Member

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    Ouch, that is the worst thing any webmaster could be hit by.
    What content does your website have on it?
     
  4. manny521

    manny521 Supreme Member

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    Does your website have copyrighted content on it or link to copyrighted information?

    This is the most likely reason.
     
  5. VisualWarrior

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    That's what I figured would have to be done.
    I don't want to give away my niche but it's about free [keyword]. Maybe the company that owns the product didn't want me using it to make money? There's a bunch of other sites for the same keyword though and very few of them have got this (though there were a few others that did). Is it possible that a competitor could have reported me for it?