Your blog posts may be harvested illegally

For those that have not seen this issue you yet, you might want to take a deeper look as this concerns anyone that has content they would want to protect in any way.

Writer of Words, etc

I have been made aware by one of my UK followers that tygpress.com, a scraper website, has illegally harvested content from WordPress blogs (like hers, and mine).

She saw her content there, and was upset (understandably). She told me she saw at least one of my posts there as well.

This tygpress site is hosted by Digital Ocean. You can google all of this to your heart’s content – quite a few people have posted on their own blog about this illegal practice, and how it has affected them, and what they are doing to protect themselves (although none of it seems to be foolproof, unfortunately).

I clicked on tygpress myself, worried that they have harvested my other blogs…but they’re down currently. This is the message that comes up:

Worst part, I think they might be generating revenue from this practice…(but I can’t check it out at the moment…

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Author: TJ Fox

I am a slightly sane artist, amateur photographer, book addict, wife, mom and raging introvert. I have more hobbies than I can count, so it is beyond shocking that I manage to find time to do any of them, let alone most of them and still have time to do anything else. Of all the talents I claim, writing wasn’t one of them until my muse dropped the idea for a book on my head.

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