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Would it be a copywrite fraud to translate someone's work?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by frenchboy, Sep 22, 2008.

  1. frenchboy

    frenchboy Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    If I take an ebook (I have a quite popular one in mind) and translate it.

    And also translate the sales pages.

    And sell it on my french niche website, would it go against the copywrite?

    What if I use the same fonts and chapters and paragraphs and so on?

    Could I still make good money with it before being taken down?
     
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  2. lukeevans

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    You might as well flip it as well to be safe..
     
  3. Nick Flame

    Nick Flame Executive VIP Premium Member

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    Yes, it is copyright infringment, and coupled with making cash from it, you could end up pretty bad... if you are caught.
     
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  4. voxclan

    voxclan Regular Member

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    Absolutely, it against the law. Oui c'est illégal !

    You are looking for trouble, unless you live in a third would country where copyright laws are not are a top priority.
     
  5. frenchboy

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    Alright lol, I wont do it. I thought it was a genius idea!
     
  6. Uptownbulker

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    In the course of the translation, change much of the wording but leave the meaning the same.

    Add a tweak or two.

    Re-write the book as YOU would have written it, such that you can indeed say that it is your own work.

    Do not use one single copied sentence.

    Use your own words; just steal the ideas.

    Re-write everything as though you wrote it and let them squirm.

    "Only remember please, always to call it research!"

    Professor Tom Lehrer.

    "Lobachevsky"

    Blackhat before there was Blackhat!

    "Lobachevsky"

    Who made me the genius I am today,
    The mathematician that others all quote,
    Who's the professor that made me that way?
    The greatest that ever got chalk on his coat.

    One man deserves the credit,
    One man deserves the blame,
    And Nicolai Ivanovich Lobachevsky is his name.
    Hi!
    Nicolai Ivanovich Lobach-

    I am never forget the day I first meet the great Lobachevsky.
    In one word he told me secret of success in mathematics:
    Plagiarize!

    Plagiarize,
    Let no one else's work evade your eyes,
    Remember why the good Lord made your eyes,
    So don't shade your eyes,
    But plagiarize, plagiarize, plagiarize -
    Only be sure always to call it please 'research'.

    And ever since I meet this man
    My life is not the same,
    And Nicolai Ivanovich Lobachevsky is his name.
    Hi!
    Nicolai Ivanovich Lobach-

    I am never forget the day I am given first original paper
    to write. It was on analytic and algebraic topology of
    locally Euclidean parameterization of infinitely differentiable
    Riemannian manifold.
    Bozhe moi!
    This I know from nothing.
    But I think of great Lobachevsky and get idea - ahah!

    I have a friend in Minsk,
    Who has a friend in Pinsk,
    Whose friend in Omsk
    Has friend in Tomsk
    With friend in Akmolinsk.
    His friend in Alexandrovsk
    Has friend in Petropavlovsk,
    Whose friend somehow
    Is solving now
    The problem in Dnepropetrovsk.

    And when his work is done -
    Ha ha! - begins the fun.
    From Dnepropetrovsk
    To Petropavlovsk,
    By way of Iliysk,
    And Novorossiysk,
    To Alexandrovsk to Akmolinsk
    To Tomsk to Omsk
    To Pinsk to Minsk
    To me the news will run,
    Yes, to me the news will run!

    And then I write
    By morning, night,
    And afternoon,
    And pretty soon
    My name in Dnepropetrovsk is cursed,
    When he finds out I publish first!

    And who made me a big success
    And brought me wealth and fame?
    Nicolai Ivanovich Lobachevsky is his name.
    Hi!
    Nicolai Ivanovich Lobach -

    I am never forget the day my first book is published.
    Every chapter I stole from somewhere else.
    Index I copy from old Vladivostok telephone directory.
    This book was sensational!
    Pravda - well, Pravda - Pravda said: (Russian double-talk)
    It stinks.
    But Izvestia! Izvestia said: (Russian double-talk)
    It stinks.
    Metro-Goldwyn-Moskva buys movie rights for six million rubles,
    Changing title to 'The Eternal Triangle',
    With Brigitte Bardot playing part of hypotenuse.

    And who deserves the credit?
    And who deserves the blame?
    Nicolai Ivanovich Lobachevsky is his name.
    Hi! "

    Just hit this link, scroll down to "Lobachevsky" and enjoy!

    http://www.downloading-music.org/The+Elements+Tom+Lehrer.html
     
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  7. djedje70

    djedje70 Regular Member

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    none of ur fr#$%ing biz dude!!!
    C'est complêtement illégal...
    In order to be legal, you would need at least 51% of new content. You would also have to use different paragraph titles and so on.
     
  8. Uptownbulker

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    Merde!

    Host in a country that doesn't give a tinker's damn and use a merchant account in some bananna republic which cares only about the processing fees.
     
  9. secretboy08

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    rewrite it and sell.simple.
    also use lesser known payment processors and hosts which do not care about these things.
     
  10. kittykat

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    Wondering if you might be able to give me some information on what hosts would allow this type of thing, thanks
     
  11. mojako

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    how about article? i have doing it for some while, translate to germany and put on my blog :D is it copywrite fraud also?
     
  12. laptopdiva

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    This is done all the time, with no repercussion to show for.
    Take, for example, any adwords ebook. Many are just the same
    techniques and methods, just reworded.

    Just my 2 cents.
     
  13. small_town_boy

    small_town_boy Power Member

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    Just compile from many sources, spin a little and you are good to go
     
  14. Therookie

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    What about pictures? how to make a picture NOT copyright using same picture? How much of picture to alter or whatever?