D. Wallace Peach shares her experience with Blasty, a free service that allows you to remove Google’s links to pirated copies of your work. A must-read.
“It only takes one click to copy and republish a creator’s original content without his permission.” – Blasty
Blasty allows writers to sign up their books, and then continually monitors Google for infringing copies of content. Each suspect link is flagged to the writer’s dashboard, and the writer is given the opportunity to “blast” (eradicate) the link from Google with a simple click! No paperwork, no cease and desist notifications, no time-consuming and frustrating dealings with pirates.
Intrigued, I signed up. In four months, I’ve blasted 403 copyright infringements on 8 books.
Per Blasty: “Each time you click on “Blast,” a copyright removal procedure under the DMCA (Digital Millenium Copyright Act) is automatically initiated, resulting in the complete elimination of the infringing webpage from Google on a worldwide basis. Since Blasty has been approved…
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