Saturday, August 04, 2012 is a Spam Blog Scraping This Site:

Update: the blog was removed. Thanks. 

I hate linking to whoever this person is but if anyone has suggestions for how to stop this, would be gratefully received. Basically, someone has set up a blog that just posts directly from this blog as if it was their own contribution (link here ). I have no idea why they do it. I have looked at trying to report this directly through blogger but they have a narrow set of options and legal copyright disputes seems the only one that comes close and I dont think this counts. However, they do have a spam-blog policy. You can report spam blogs at this link. Below is relevant section from the blogger spam page, so if you are a regular reader of this blog, I would be most grateful if you could report the other one for spam. In particular, if you are one of the posters here, this person is passing off your posts as their own also.

"Spam blogs cause various problems, beyond simply wasting a few seconds of your time when you happen to come across one. They can clog up search engines, making it difficult to find real content on the subjects that interest you. They may scrape content from other sites on the web, using other people's writing to make it look as though they have useful information of their own. And if an automated system is creating spam posts at an extremely high rate, it can impact the speed and quality of the service for other, legitimate users"

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