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Website with loads of illegally copied content ranking high

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by pride1760, Dec 28, 2011.

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  1. pride1760

    pride1760 Registered Member

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    Hi,

    There's a website that has an "articles" section and all they have done is copied hundreds of articles from across the internet and put their own name as the author.

    I used copyscape to check it and all their articles are copied upto 99%. I contacted the actual authors of 3 articles that their content is being plagiarized but did not get any response.

    What's getting to me is that I spend hours every day writing quality content but still my site is ranked 11, but these idiots just copied hundreds of articles and they are at rank 4 and have been there for months now.

    I do blackhat stuff too, but this is plain illegal.

    Does Google not care about this? Are all the rules about duplicate content a myth?
     
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  2. Kaistar

    Kaistar Power Member

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    Personally, I believe that Google doesn't care about duplicate content unless it's on your own site. Meaning that if you have 2 pages on the same site with the same content then Google will throw a hissy fit and whinge at you for it but if someone copies your content and posts it then it's just ignored.

    Just my opinion of course, others will disagree...
     
  3. oxonbeef

    oxonbeef BANNED BANNED

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    I see that sewage is still leaking from WF!

    That might be my site.
    -5 Rep Scumbag!
     
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  4. davids355

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    Whoops ;)
     
  5. tharako

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    I also copy paste sometimes and goes fine don't call police ;(
     
  6. pride1760

    pride1760 Registered Member

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    nevermind...wrong forum i guess :p
     
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    What law school did you graduate from?
     
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    davids355 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Pride you gonna start a fight over someone's content whom you don't even know?
     
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    snitch!
     
  10. Kaistar

    Kaistar Power Member

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    You'll get all the help you need with your own site, just don't worry yourself over other peoples.

    Concentrate on your own rankings ;-)
     
  11. pride1760

    pride1760 Registered Member

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    nah...thought i could get some help with this situation...but looks like a pretty hostile place :(
     
  12. pride1760

    pride1760 Registered Member

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    so...stealing is ok, but trying to get your site to rank higher than a site full of copied content using any means necessary is wrong?
     
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    Dude you aren't the internet police. Mind your own business.
     
  14. oxonbeef

    oxonbeef BANNED BANNED

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    People whine when they fail at IM yet they are not even aware of their surroundings.
    The Op obviously never read the sign on the door as he entered.
     
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    This is why you are stuck at no.11!!

    You wasting your time with stupid distractions like complaining about content on the no.4 site!! LOL What you need to do is work on your own site and master SEO so you are no.1 and then you dont need to worry what the no.4 site is doing.

    Not to mention the reason that site is no.4 and not no.1 may or may not be the duplicate content. Always concentrate on your own site and learn and do what it takes to get to no.1

    Making it online and having a successful business requires a combination of things, one of which is having the right attitude and mindset.

    EG, i have the no.1 site in one of my niches and i see sites on page 2 or 3 who have copied my content or even design but i could care less as long as i am no.1
     
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    Did the cops enter this forum?

    Can the mods ban this guy?
     
  17. pride1760

    pride1760 Registered Member

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    oxonbeef, I don't know what your problem is...just go away.

    all i am asking is how to outrank a site with 600 copied articles. and yes, I will report them if that is what it takes to rank higher...just like you would steal content to rank...

    so no point taking a moral highground here
     
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  18. Kaistar

    Kaistar Power Member

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    No need for a ban is there ?
    He'll either learn the error of his ways and adjust or realize he's in the wrong place for his needs ;-)
     
  19. davids355

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    @gamemaster we not in fucking juvi:)

    @bestmate your right though, OP forget about what other people are doing, it just breads jealousy, just concentrate on what your doing.

    The second you registered at Bhw you gave yourself a massive fucking advantage over almost all your competitors.

    But don't make an enemy of everyone before you've even sat down:)
     
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  20. dotcomdesigns

    dotcomdesigns Power Member

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    LOL

    They are not idiots, clearly. Just working smarter than you. They are at 4, you are at 11 with your unique content. You've answered your own question about the duplicate content myth. Everyone is scraping, spinning and publishing these days. If you are writing good quality content, expect it to get taken some day soon. That's life in IM. Don't like it? Move on to something else.
     
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