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(This may be a topic for the SEO forum as opposed to the AdSense forum, since it doesn't sound like it's AdSense publisher related)
Since then I am ranked around 9 or 10 for my critical keywords & most of the top slots are filled by sites that are stealing the content from my website & pirating my original fonts & artwork.
Both Google search & Adsense teams tend to reject or ignore about half of my requests to take action.
Why even have a copyright?
Remember, you can get damages, so you can cash by suing, not just remove the material.
Probably not if the scraper and his servers are in a foreign country that doesn't comply with your country's legal orders.
You have to be proactive and block bots so they don't scrape the site in the first place instead of wailing about it when your content is spread all over the web like cheese on a cracker.
How do you identify pandalised sites? Its never really been clear to me.
If the provider has the right and ability to control the infringing activity, it must not receive a financial benefit directly attributable to the infringing activity.
The provider must comply with rules about “refreshing” material — replacing retained copies of material with material from the original location — when specified in accordance with a generally accepted industry standard data communication protocol.
I agree completely with with Google's assertion that they can not stop piracy
I was under the mistaken impression that they needed people like me. All they really need is my material. As an actual human being I am just another mouth to feed.
1. How can you block all of the bots? None of them honor robots.txt.
2. It's impossible to block all IP addresses from scraping.
3. Not all scrapers use bots.