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New Content Thief - Quobuzz

Yes, they've probably already got yours.

   
11:55 am on Mar 13, 2013 (gmt 0)

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Quobuzz are the latest content thieves we've come across that have blind theft - i.e. the script is set up to steal from everyone, not just certain sites.

2,220,000 sites scraped so far with huge adsense ads above the scraped content.

It's a poor quality theft, that just uses "hidden" CSS tags to hide the stolen content when you view the page. Obviously, the Google cached version of any page and a quick look at the source code of the page will show the scraped content.

Webmasterworld - [quobuzz.com...]

BBC - [quobuzz.com...]

You name it, they've scraped it.
2:45 pm on Mar 13, 2013 (gmt 0)

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Info for my site is not even accurate.
10:16 am on Mar 17, 2013 (gmt 0)

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No harm done here unless you use Google Analytics on your site. But then you already realised that such information was never going to be kept private, right?
4:56 pm on Mar 20, 2013 (gmt 0)

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"Info for my site is not even accurate."

I was suprised to learn that my server is located in Moscow.

:-)
5:02 pm on Mar 20, 2013 (gmt 0)

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No harm done here unless you use Google Analytics on your site.


No harm done? When my content, I wrote, is being used as SEO content on another site to generate Adsense revenue for them?

Which part of that are you okay with?