One of the creepiest things that can happen to a blogger/writer is seeing someone take their information and put it on their own website without permission. I Adore Dogs is a site that is doing this to many writers/bloggers. Whomever the party is behind this operation is refusing to take the content down despite tweeting and attempting to contact them. I am getting ripped off and I am doing everything in my power to alert the general public.
The power of the written word is sacred. Despite crediting the author, no one has the right to post information word for word along with all photos without permission, especially from a website that states not to do so.
I have reported this copy scammer to the proper authorities and proper channels but I will continue until my content is removed. Here is the information and please tell everyone you know in order to protect authors from such scams:
Here is a screen shot of my stolen content:
And of the original that I own:
I received some advice and links. I have reported this scam artist to his server and have Tweeted him and told him or her or whomever to remove MY content to no avail so far. I won’t stop until it it removed, but until then I am reporting this to everyone.
And here are tips if you are ripped off by a scam artist like I Adore Dogs – what the person adores is stealing.