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  • Profile picture of the author TrafficFlow
    It is illegal unless you get each blog owners consent. It's called copyright infringement. Now if you do it the way the huffington post does it that is called curating other people's content which is permissible.
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    • Profile picture of the author nmwf
      Originally Posted by TrafficFlow View Post

      It is illegal unless you get each blog owners consent. It's called copyright infringement. Now if you do it the way the huffington post does it that is called curating other people's content which is permissible.
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  • Profile picture of the author discrat
    Originally Posted by GoldPro View Post

    I want to copy peoples' blog posts and compile them into an eBook. I would source each blog post and link it to where the content originally was posted. E.g. "This chapter was originally posted on HERE and belongs to them. We do not own this." etc.

    Is this allowed? Could I get into trouble for doing this?
    Its totally fine if you get direct permission from the Owner of that Blog.

    You are kidding yourself if you think it is legal to just copy and then reference it without getting permission first.
    You will run into big trouble



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  • Profile picture of the author Randall Magwood
    Just write your own ebook. Do it once and you could get paid for it forever. When you write the book yourself, you don't have to worry about constantly "looking over your shoulders".

    Come on... believe in yourself. Stop playing around and take your internet business seriously.
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    • Profile picture of the author webmarketer
      For starters, you have to read their Terms of Use regarding posting of their content for your commercial benefit.

      Remember that you will profit off their work without them getting any remuneration. How does that feel if someone else does that to you?
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    This place gets more unbelievable by the day....
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  • Profile picture of the author leilani
    I literally watched someone do something similar. They found information by searching Google and going to the site, reading it and excerpting information and putting it in what would be a free report. However, for every citation, she included in the bibliography where the citation came from.

    Even photos were being taken off the internet, and she did a photo credit from the site.

    I was given the report and I did not use it because I did not feel comfortable about the way it was put together.

    I even asked and I was told it was okay, just as long as you put down where you got the information from. Hmmmmmmm.

    Leilani.
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    • Profile picture of the author Kay King
      I even asked and I was told it was okay, just as long as you put down where you got the information from.
      Proof that you can't believe everything you're told
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    • Profile picture of the author DubDubDubDot
      Originally Posted by leilani View Post

      I literally watched someone do something similar.
      Then stop watching idiots.
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  • Profile picture of the author JC Web
    This may have been asked because there was a CPA product released earlier today that teaches this. He repeatedly tells people to just copy entire blog posts from all the top google results and paste them together into an ebook with your affiliate links. Then he says, if you want to make sure you stay legal, just put a note in the footer that says which blog it is sourced from. He insists that makes it perfectly legal.

    I was swearing at him through my computer. Now all these people who bought his product and don't know any better are certain that it's legal because he made a point of saying so and he's telling them he's making thousands of dollars doing this.

    It's near impossible to find a decent product to promote in any IM-related field these days. Everytime I review a product, the end result is that I can't promote it. I've stuck to other niches for the last few years, but I have an IM list and I won't promote junk to them, so I end up not promoting any affiliate offers at all.
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    • Profile picture of the author ED1190
      Originally Posted by JC Web View Post

      This may have been asked because there was a CPA product released earlier today that teaches this. He repeatedly tells people to just copy entire blog posts from all the top google results and paste them together into an ebook with your affiliate links. Then he says, if you want to make sure you stay legal, just put a note in the footer that says which blog it is sourced from. He insists that makes it perfectly legal.

      I was swearing at him through my computer. Now all these people who bought his product and don't know any better are certain that it's legal because he made a point of saying so and he's telling them he's making thousands of dollars doing this.

      It's near impossible to find a decent product to promote in any IM-related field these days. Everytime I review a product, the end result is that I can't promote it. I've stuck to other niches for the last few years, but I have an IM list and I won't promote junk to them, so I end up not promoting any affiliate offers at all.
      Is it this one? Do NOT Close This Page

      Back to the main topic, I think it would be different if he simply wrote it in his own words, but if he just copied WORD FOR WORD, then yeah, not good (even if he did cite where he got it from).

      I would think the OP misunderstood, but if you're saying you reviewed that product and it says that...
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      • Profile picture of the author salegurus
        Originally Posted by JC Web View Post

        This may have been asked because there was a CPA product released earlier today that teaches this. He repeatedly tells people to just copy entire blog posts from all the top google results and paste them together into an ebook with your affiliate links. Then he says, if you want to make sure you stay legal, just put a note in the footer that says which blog it is sourced from. He insists that makes it perfectly legal.
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        It's because of morons like those two clowns ^^^ that IM and all that goes with it is seen as a big scam by many... Come on, million dollar mansion, sports cars etc.
        I can't believe people still fall for that crap.....

        Whats even worse is that WarriorPlus allows crap like that in their network, just goes to show that cash will trump ethics every time...
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      • Profile picture of the author JC Web
        Originally Posted by ED1190 View Post

        Is it this one?
        ....

        I would think the OP misunderstood, but if you're saying you reviewed that product and it says that...

        It's the OTO for that product. And there's no mistaking what he means because he says to make sure you copy the entire article from beginning to end, paste it into your ebook document, and don't make any changes to it, not even one word.

        Also, as far as WarriorPlus goes - he sent out a special email last night promoting this and singing it's praises.
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    • Profile picture of the author paulie888
      That's downright illegal and treading on very dangerous ground. I feel sorry for the newbies who are gullible enough to implement this tactic.

      The course itself might have cost them less than $10, but the consequences of employing this tactic could be very expensive and devastating.

      Originally Posted by JC Web View Post

      This may have been asked because there was a CPA product released earlier today that teaches this. He repeatedly tells people to just copy entire blog posts from all the top google results and paste them together into an ebook with your affiliate links. Then he says, if you want to make sure you stay legal, just put a note in the footer that says which blog it is sourced from. He insists that makes it perfectly legal.

      I was swearing at him through my computer. Now all these people who bought his product and don't know any better are certain that it's legal because he made a point of saying so and he's telling them he's making thousands of dollars doing this.

      It's near impossible to find a decent product to promote in any IM-related field these days. Everytime I review a product, the end result is that I can't promote it. I've stuck to other niches for the last few years, but I have an IM list and I won't promote junk to them, so I end up not promoting any affiliate offers at all.
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  • Profile picture of the author nonstop999
    some things i believe you are allowed to do...

    1)

    load up an image or blog post and take a screen shot of your whole browser and use that. there was a guy recently who was selling pictures taken from Instagram, apparently because the work was modified (think Andy Warhol - but not as dramatic) it was ok.

    Photographer sells others' Instagram photos - CNN.com

    you can also use thumbnails like google images shows.

    2)

    You are allowed to summaries text, i.e. you are allowed to pull out the main points. this is what news aggregators do with other peoples news sites. Also you're allowed to use snippets of text like google shows on it's search results

    :. Copyright Advisory Network - /forum/viewPost.php .:

    3)

    You are allowed to use quotes and facts from the original source.

    Are facts copyrighted? | New Media Rights

    * note none of this is legal advice, best check with a lawyer.
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  • Profile picture of the author dlane1987
    Yes chances are this is illegal. Although some people will give permision to reuse their content, as @webmarketer said read their terms. But a better way would be to use those blogs and other sources as insperation and write your own unique content.
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  • Profile picture of the author agmccall
    Even if this was "allowed", what could you possibly gain from it.

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  • Profile picture of the author mrmaquilan
    Well, this is definitely illegal. Unless you ask permission to copy their content.

    Anyway, I think most of the owners of these contents will give permission anyway since they are going to receive benefits from getting their content on your e-book like getting a backlink to their site and even getting traffic from your e-book.

    All you need is to ask them nicely about this proposition.

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    • Profile picture of the author JohnMcCabe
      Originally Posted by nonstop999 View Post

      some things i believe you are allowed to do...

      1)

      load up an image or blog post and take a screen shot of your whole browser and use that. there was a guy recently who was selling pictures taken from Instagram, apparently because the work was modified (think Andy Warhol - but not as dramatic) it was ok.

      Photographer sells others' Instagram photos - CNN.com

      you can also use thumbnails like google images shows.

      2)

      You are allowed to summaries text, i.e. you are allowed to pull out the main points. this is what news aggregators do with other peoples news sites. Also you're allowed to use snippets of text like google shows on it's search results

      :. Copyright Advisory Network - /forum/viewPost.php .:

      3)

      You are allowed to use quotes and facts from the original source.

      Are facts copyrighted? | New Media Rights

      * note none of this is legal advice, best check with a lawyer.
      Tell you what...

      Try this with an image from Getty Images, any Disney character, etc. and let us know how it works out.

      What the doofus in question advocates may fly for an academic thesis that will be read by a small committee and then committed to the depths of a university library, never to be seen again.

      Doing the same thing in a commercial product without the "express written permission" of the rights holder is against the law.
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  • Profile picture of the author pizzatherapy
    There you go:
    JohnMcCabe, that arrow aimed right for the heart...And that's what some people need!

    Getty Images, and Disney are the acid test why you cannot do this.

    It is almost humorous that this question even comes up...

    Use your own posts, your own images your own content and you will be fine...

    Why do you want to rip off someone's hard earned work...Do your own work...use your own pics or images you have the right to use!

    Think about it: if you wrote a blog post or posted a great picture, would you allow others to use it?

    So absolutely NO, it is never OK to use someone else's content unless you have permission in writing.
    And even then, I would think twice about it....

    Simple answer: don't do it! Ever never, ever!

    True story: I used a thumbnail of an image by accident and I was threatened with Court as well as a $1,500 settlement to make it all go away....I did have to retain legal counsel and it had a happy ending. Trust me: this was not worth it!

    From now on I am very careful of every image and content I post on my blogs and websites...
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  • Profile picture of the author seobro
    My brother is a lawyer, and I know only a little law, but I know enough to say that this is very illegal unless you first get the author's permission. Try to understand that you cannot profit from the work of others unless they agree. People might tell you that if you only grab a small snippet it is OK, but they are wrong. Well, you could face law suits as well as losing your account on amazon.
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  • Profile picture of the author quadagon
    Originally Posted by GoldPro View Post

    I want to copy peoples' blog posts and compile them into an eBook. I would source each blog post and link it to where the content originally was posted. E.g. "This chapter was originally posted on HERE and belongs to them. We do not own this." etc.

    Is this allowed? Could I get into trouble for doing this?
    As already mentioned this would be a breach of copyright which does explicitly state that you need permission of the 'copyright owner'.

    I place emphasis on copyright owner as this may not be the author if they are publishing on a different platform.

    In the states there is a fair use policy but if you are creating a book on commercial grounds you are unlikely to be able to argue fair use.

    Fair use also wouldn't allow you to take the whole blog post but the actual amount you could take is a grey area.

    You can regardless of Law mention the author and book title. This gives some wiggle room as you can state

    In his award winning book How to train your pet griffin, quadagon successfully shows how to use crunchy peanut butter to prevent nighttime accidents. (Just in case I need to make it clear not a real book not self promotion)

    When dealing with publishing houses they often have clearance or permission staff to deal with this kind of request. You can sometimes be charged for their usage and fees vary greatly.

    I have a book coming out next year on neuroscience and in it a lot of references are made to other publications and studies. This whole area is a legal midfield especially when you consider copyright law isn't the same in each territory.

    Once you solved the issue of quoting and citations though it's a great way to build your authority in both blog posts and books.

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  • Profile picture of the author esmarshall
    nobodies that stupid....gotta be a troll
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    • Profile picture of the author morg2k2
      If you give your Internet Business a chance to succeed, then you will need to write your OWN ebooks with your content.

      Sometimes you donĀ“t know about the subject, what you can do:

      - Research (google is your friend)
      - Research in your Niche top blogs
      - Write based on the research with your OWN words.
      - If you are not able to write something great, then hire someone to do it. (WF has plenty of great writers).
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  • Profile picture of the author neelumpari961
    I think it is just wastage of time, you are promoting others business by giving a reference to them in your ebook, you need to create your on unique book.
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  • Profile picture of the author Curtis2011
    Originally Posted by GoldPro View Post

    I want to copy peoples' blog posts and compile them into an eBook. I would source each blog post and link it to where the content originally was posted. E.g. "This chapter was originally posted on HERE and belongs to them. We do not own this." etc.

    Is this allowed? Could I get into trouble for doing this?
    You might get away with giving the ebook away for free in return for an opt-in, but selling it would definitely be copyright infringement.
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    • Profile picture of the author JohnMcCabe
      Originally Posted by Curtis2011 View Post

      You might get away with giving the ebook away for free in return for an opt-in, but selling it would definitely be copyright infringement.
      Sorry, but the fact that you aren't charging actual cash does not absolve you of the need for permission. You are offering an exchange, one you hope to turn into revenue at some point.

      Lead generation is still "commercial use".
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  • Profile picture of the author michealkolince01
    Actually this is not legal. Nowadays there are many site, where it is shown that is your content original or, copied? So you may face any problem at anytime. Thanks
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    • Profile picture of the author dburk
      Hi Fellow Warriors,

      All I can say is wow... many folks seem to be oblivious to the "Fair use" clause of the Copyright Act. There are many situations where a portion, or in some cases all, of your published content can be copied "legally" and without your permission. It's called "fair use" and it is long established legal doctrine and expressly written into the Copyright Act of 1976.

      Naturally there are restrictions as to when, where, and how much, and much depends on the reason you are copying the content, but in many cases another party can copy limited excepts of your work and republish it without your permission.

      @GoldPro,

      You can only use small excepts from someone else's work and likely will get into trouble if you try to use significant portions of someone else's copyrighted work.

      @seobro,

      You might want to ask your brother, who is a lawyer, about the "fair use" clause of the copyright act before posting on a public form that "this is very illegal".

      Yes, in some circumstances it is illegal, but certainly not all cases.

      Fair Use Frequently Asked Questions | Teaching Copyright
      More Information on Fair Use| U.S. Copyright Office
      https://copyright.columbia.edu/basic...checklist.html
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      • Profile picture of the author professorrosado
        Originally Posted by dburk View Post

        Hi Fellow Warriors,

        All I can say is wow... many folks seem to be oblivious to the "Fair use" clause of the Copyright Act. There are many situations where a portion, or in some cases all, of your published content can be copied "legally" and without your permission. It's called "fair use" and it is long established legal doctrine and expressly written into the Copyright Act of 1976.
        Not everyone. The problem here is that we have a few who really know a thing or two, a vast "middle class" that usually regurgitate what others say and think, and then the hungry masses of newbies who want to, don't know how to, but think they can anyway.

        Many with the sincerest of intentions want to divert the masses from doing something, that if not done expertly well, will get them into more trouble than they could afford to handle. As in this case of not knowing how to handle excerpted material from another's work. The masses may lean too heavily on that work and not provide substantive new material to justify and support the "fair use" clause.

        Will that work stand up in the court of law as being substantively "different" and provide new insight enough to convince a judge of that fact? The reality is that most don't even write well enough to pose a clear and definitive post on the forum!

        So I understand the punctus, contrapunctus and the chorus. I think it is good for the souls of many as most should leave the things of this altar to those who know and exercise responsibly.
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        • Profile picture of the author dburk
          Originally Posted by professorrosado View Post

          Not everyone. The problem here is that we have a few who really know a thing or two, a vast "middle class" that usually regurgitate what others say and think, and then the hungry masses of newbies who want to, don't know how to, but think they can anyway.

          Many with the sincerest of intentions want to divert the masses from doing something, that if not done expertly well, will get them into more trouble than they could afford to handle. As in this case of not knowing how to handle excerpted material from another's work. The masses may lean too heavily on that work and not provide substantive new material to justify and support the "fair use" clause.

          Will that work stand up in the court of law as being substantively "different" and provide new insight enough to convince a judge of that fact? The reality is that most don't even write well enough to pose a clear and definitive post on the forum!

          So I understand the punctus, contrapunctus and the chorus. I think it is good for the souls of many as most should leave the things of this altar to those who know and exercise responsibly.
          Hi professorrosado,

          I see from your post that you are an obvious follower of Edward Bernays, and seem to subscribe to the theory of Utilitarianism, at least in this particular case. I have never bought into the myth of the greater good I'm more of a values and principles guy who loves to bring truth to the masses. I shall not be suprised if we bicker on this forum from time to time .

          How else can we learn the "truth" if it is hidden from us?

          All of us make mistakes as we find our way through life, that is how we learn and grow. I get that there are many newbies that will not apply the fair use doctrine correctly, I say let them make mistakes. Let those that are careless, or dubious, reveal their ways, how else will they learn? How else will we learn who they truly are?

          Life is messy. People will make mistakes, harming themselves and others in the process. Let them. We cannot get rewards without taking some risks. I say, don't discourage people on their path, encourage them towards the truth, spur them into action, for life without action is a life not lived.

          The "fair use" doctrine exists for a very good purpose, without it freedom and growth will suffer. I do not advocate blatant theft of copyrighted material, nor suppression of free speech, the fair use doctrine serves to prevent both extremes..
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          • Profile picture of the author Steve B
            Originally Posted by dburk View Post

            The "fair use" doctrine exists for a very good purpose

            Yes, that is true. But the way the OP was proposing to use his copy and paste method is definitely not fair use.




            Originally Posted by dburk View Post

            I do not advocate blatant theft of copyrighted material

            And that is exactly what the OP is proposing to do in this case.


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            • Profile picture of the author dburk
              Originally Posted by Steve B View Post

              Yes, that is true. But the way the OP was proposing to use his copy and paste method is definitely not fair use.

              And that is exactly what the OP is proposing to do in this case.


              Steve
              Hi Steve,

              I tend to agree with you, it does seem that OP was far outside of the "fair use" of copyrighted content. However, to be fair, by posting his question on a public forum the OP does seem to be seeking the true answer about what is legit. My reply was intended to point out that not all cases of copying content is illegal, as what seemed to be implied by other posters replying to this thread. My post was a reply to those who suggested that copying is illegal in all cases, which clearly it is not.

              I also hoped to spur a conversation about what is "fair use" and how one can correctly apply it. I thought that discussion would serve the interest of the OP as well as many others that might read this thread.

              Lets give credit to the OP for being concerned enough to ask this question, and lets not jump to the conclusion that his intent was to steal content, after all, why in the world would he ask that question if he had no concern of infringing on copyrights?
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              • Profile picture of the author Steve B
                Originally Posted by dburk View Post

                not all cases of copying content is illegal
                While this is true, we are not talking about all cases here . . . we are attempting to answer the OP's thread where he specifically stated his intention was "to copy peoples' blog posts and compile them into an eBook."

                That is not fair use by any stretch of the imagination - even given the most rigorous attribution possible. Fair use is not the issue here because it doesn't apply to this specific case. People need to recognize that. By bringing fair use into the conversation, even hinting that this could be possible in this case, lots of folks will be confused.



                Originally Posted by dburk View Post

                . . . lets not jump to the conclusion that his intent was to steal content, after all, why in the world would he ask that question if he had no concern of infringing on copyrights?
                The OP's intent is not at issue. Whether he intends to commit plagiarism or not . . . does not change the fact that, with what he's proposing to do, he is infringing on someone's copyright. If you don't want to use the word "steal" so be it. Copyright infringement is illegal, all intent aside.

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          • Profile picture of the author professorrosado
            Originally Posted by dburk View Post

            Hi professorrosado,
            I see from your post that you are an obvious follower of Edward Bernays,
            WHO? I am only a "follower" of a very popular Jew way before Bernays time - I do however, share his birthday and , thus, probably (if you believe in such) the saliencies of the astronomical sign.

            Originally Posted by dburk View Post

            ...and seem to subscribe to the theory of Utilitarianism,
            As you to Negative Utilitarianism.

            Originally Posted by dburk View Post

            How else can we learn the "truth" if it is hidden from us?
            My position promotes truth. You are the one espousing that it be hidden from those who "need to learn from mistakes" (which is due now to omission)!

            Originally Posted by dburk View Post

            All of us make mistakes as we find I way through life, that is how we learn and grow. I get that there are many newbies that will not apply the fair use doctrine correctly, I say let them make mistakes. Let those that are careless, or dubious, reveal their ways, how else will they learn? How else will we learn who they truly are?
            Like babies learn, from proper instruction with a loving adult who captures them before they walk off the ledge!

            Originally Posted by dburk View Post

            Life is messy. People will make mistakes, harming themselves and others in the process. Let them. We cannot get rewards without taking some risks. I say, don't discourage people on their path, encourage them towards the truth, spur them into action, for life without action is a life not lived.
            The problem with your statement is that you will fail to restate it when someone is holding a gun to your head after spending a few rounds on your family. Of course an extreme, but truths need to be stretched to see if they will hold up, without which, we would only have convenient and conventional "truths".

            Originally Posted by dburk View Post

            I do not advocate blatant theft of copyrighted material, nor suppression of free speech, the fair use doctrine serves to prevent both extremes..
            No different than what I and most have said on this thread.
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            • Profile picture of the author dburk
              Originally Posted by professorrosado View Post

              WHO? I am only a "follower" of a very popular Jew way before Bernays time - I do however, share his birthday and , thus, probably (if you believe in such) the saliencies of the astronomical sign.
              Hi professorrosado,
              It was your comment "Many with the sincerest of intentions want to divert the masses from doing something" that is classic Bernays philosophy, in this context, and tipped me toward that reference.

              Originally Posted by professorrosado View Post

              As you to Negative Utilitarianism.
              Straw man?


              Originally Posted by professorrosado View Post

              My position promotes truth. You are the one espousing that it be hidden from those who "need to learn from mistakes" (which is due now to omission)!
              Another straw man?


              Originally Posted by professorrosado View Post

              Like babies learn, from proper instruction with a loving adult who captures them before they walk off the ledge!
              Staw man with babies, nice.

              Originally Posted by professorrosado View Post

              The problem with your statement is that you will fail to restate it when someone is holding a gun to your head after spending a few rounds on your family. Of course an extreme, but truths need to be stretched to see if they will hold up, without which, we would only have convenient and conventional "truths".
              Ooh... nice one... straw man with fallacy of quoting out of context.

              Wow, four straw man arguments in one reply. I hope you didn't think I would take the bait, did you?

              You may defend you own assertions if you wish, please do not attribute your assertions to me. I said what I said, not what you implied that I said. I stand by my own words, and have no intention to defend distortions and false assertions made by others.

              We do seem to have strayed pretty far from the original topic. How about we move this conversation back to the thread topic, shall we?

              I do find it somewhat amusing that I received a reply from Steve suggesting that I must consider a very specific case, not even the case that I made my reply to by the way, followed by your reply suggesting that I must consider a case of extreme and radically different circumstances.

              Apparently I am not considering a specific enough case for Steve, and yet much too specific for professorrosado.

              Let me sum up my reply with the concept that "context" matters. If one's words are taken out of context there is no longer any relevance to the true meaning and intent of the original statement.

              My original assertion that "fair use" is a valid concept and part of copyright law, remains my primary assertion. No amount of hypothetical unprotected babies, murdered families, or guns to my head will cause me to back down from that assertion.

              I don't believe that we should hide this "truth" from newbies that might be baby like in their understanding of copyright law. Let's not hide the truth, but instead, lets share it. While some might fail to understand the truth, or ignore it, that is on them.
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  • Profile picture of the author obaynes
    Hay guys is it OK to steal content if I leave a note saying I totes stole the content?

    As others have already pointed out, this is a Fair Use issue and relies on legal precedent on a case-by-case basis rather than a set of hard rules. The keys to successful Fair Use defense in the past have been not using too much of the original source and using it in a way that is "transformative", both of which the OP would be trampling right over if he did this. IANAL but I'm fairly confident any judge would stomp on him.

    It's a civil matter, though, and the people he's stealing from might not have the means to take it to court. What they can and will do, however, is put his ass on blast among their audience and on social media. Which, with any luck, would go viral into more mainstream media. Either way, OP's reputation would be ruined.

    Setting aside all of this, you could just choose as an alternative one of the many, many ways to make money without being a thieving scumbag. As someone who makes their living creating the type of content you're proposing to pilfer, I'd do everything in my power to ruin you if you did this to my work.
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  • Profile picture of the author CardoCurrenssy
    It's crazy to think that you will get away with this...

    Here is what you should be doing, it goes back to my high school days in English class

    You summarize what you have learnt from the blogs and then reference the source

    Meaning you read every blog and write content in your own words and then reference where you got your summary from...


    Hope that helps,

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  • Profile picture of the author stevenjcampbell
    Originally Posted by GoldPro View Post

    I want to copy peoples' blog posts and compile them into an eBook. I would source each blog post and link it to where the content originally was posted. E.g. "This chapter was originally posted on HERE and belongs to them. We do not own this." etc.

    Is this allowed? Could I get into trouble for doing this?
    It's plagiarism.
    Just deal when rewriting it or paying someone to do it.
    Even that, you will likely be caught for plagiarism.

    Here's a golden rule


    In every niche there are your hugest nerdiest fans. They read everything and buy stuff.

    Don't assume they're stupid. They'll see past you and ruin you and your reputation.

    Create your own work.
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  • Profile picture of the author Kurt
    As a solutions orientated person, I prefer to focus on what we can do instead of what we can't. A number of people have already pointed out that the OP's example is very likely copyright infringement.

    So for a solution, how about going to the many article directories and collecting some good articles on the subject and compiling them into an ebook/report for downloading. Instead of stealing content and giving credit, use content that people give permission to use and keep their bio/contact intact.

    The title of the ebook/report can be something like "Dog Training All-Stars".

    Then there's also PLR which can be used alone or along with content from the article directories.

    It's actually easier in most cases to use content that's OK to use than to steal content. This is another case of where one really has to be a klepto needing to steal to fulfill some emotional need, instead of wanting to get results in a fair and legal way.
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  • Profile picture of the author jeffreydale
    Yeah dude. That is very illegal.
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  • Profile picture of the author dmarc
    No, that is not legal. You don't get to make money off of peoples work just because you give the, credit for it.


    That being said, if you get the bloggers' permission, it is fine. And I'm sure there are plenty of bloggers who would be willing to do so I'm exchange for a link. I mean, its free traffic for them. But you're asking for trouble if you do it without their permission
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