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Post removed from google because of one DMCA complaint, any advice?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by BlackSept, Jul 6, 2017.

  1. BlackSept

    BlackSept Regular Member

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    Hi
    I just noticed today that one of my post (the most visited one on my site) disappeared from google because of DMCA takedown. I used one picture which unfortunately is owned by one of my competitors.

    "DESCRIPTIONUsing copyrighted images of ****** without permission."
    I haven't recieved a notification from the owner to remove it, didn't recive from google about the removal either...

    I have removed the picture and filled a dmca counter notice.

    IS there any chance to get it back or should I forget it?
    One damn low quality picture without watermarks or anything, to be honest I had no idea it belonged to them...
    If anyone of you have any experience with this kind of stuff, please help..
     
  2. bossofthebosses

    bossofthebosses Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    [I haven't recieved a notification from the owner to remove it, didn't recive from google about the removal either...

    I have removed the picture and filled a dmca counter notice.]

    Where have u filed the counter DMCA notice?
     
  3. BlackSept

    BlackSept Regular Member

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    searched the form in google and filled out with the necessary information.
    In google search at the removal notification I also tried to fill out a counter notification, it looks like this:
    https://gyazo.com/1da09969c713b03fc50eb53e92813b0f
    To be honest I have no idea what should I write to the service provider part?
    After I click on the create a counter notification part if directs me to this page:
    https://gyazo.com/c001a0bb33239dab8ac0faeffef45b4b
    with my name and address on the bottom.
    Can not fill out anything and can not click on anything...I am lost.
     
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  4. bossofthebosses

    bossofthebosses Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Go to webmaster console => there u will find the DMCA notice submitted by the owner. Send the counter notice from there.
     
  5. BlackSept

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    But there is no DMCA notice in my search console....Checked it twice-
     
  6. bossofthebosses

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    In legal terms, 'service provider' means the hosting provider here.
     
  8. BlackSept

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    I have filled that form already.

    Copyright claim #1
    KIND OF WORK:Unspecified
    DESCRIPTIONUsing copyrighted images of XXXX, LLC without permission.
    ORIGINAL URLS:
    1. http://xxxxx_productpage.png
    Now I see this guy took down one of my competitors as well...for a damn banner.
     
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  10. ThopHayt

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    Just move on mate. Buy another article/photo and learn the lesson.

    -ThopHayt