Plagiarism is a punitive offence of purloining a piece of work initially created by someone else and presenting it as one’s own original creation. It can be
Search engines reward publishers who develop good, original content. Here are some ways to ensure that your content hasn’t been stolen and republished by a competitor.
Posting copyright notices on your website is always a good idea, and if you are utilizing open source content on your website, be sure to include the source and usage rights.
While it is not always easy to get a plagiarist to come clean and remove content they have stolen, you can sometimes take this up with their Internet Service Provider (ISP) or web hosting company. Here is one blogger’s story about how they took action against a content thief, plus some additional resources on what to do if you find your website content has been stolen.