The Propagandist has been blazing a trail for thinking conservatives and brass-knuckles socialists. Our online magazine of political punditry from around the world has attracted plenty of friends -- but also, saboteurs and fifth columnists sometimes masquerading as allies.
I refer here to copyright violators who scrape our website so they can paste our articles into their own websites.
I know. This isn't as exciting as going after nefarious dictators and ruthless terrorists, but it's kind of getting out of hand.
Now, don't get all huffy. I'm not referring to legitimate fans and friends who share our content the right way. You're cool. We love you. So chill.
Linking to us through Twitter and Facebook? Awesome. Linking to us in a blog where you've used a short excerpt of about two paragraphs or so of a long article, where you've got a new introduction and title for your own original content? Give yourself a pat on the back. That's how the professionals do it. You rock our world.
Copyright violators suck
Grabbing an entire article and pasting it into your own website ain't cool. It doesn't just devalue the original content we're putting out; it...More >>