Article From: "Melissa Vinsonhaler"   Read full article

Some people are horrifically lazy. That is the reality of the internet. I recently found a number of sites copying my content literally word for word and claiming it as their own. Despite my obvious annoyance at the blatant plagiarism, I wondered how these people could accomplish this. I started doing my research, starting with the obvious question: how could they steal my content so quickly and post it so quickly? Turns out there are services called content scrapers that will literally steal your content from your blog. There is a distinct difference between plagiarism and a nod to your