#Read #Authors – #Copyright #Infringement #Notification…

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#Read #Authors – #Copyright #Infringement #Notification…

This excellent article points out the dangers of using the sites popping up all over the place offering books for free. If you’re a reader or a writer – you need to read this…

Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog

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I have been hearing from a LOT recently that more SCAM BOOK SITES are appearing online in ever increasing numbers…

What can YOU do about it?

If you are an author and YOUR book(s) are being offered without your permission – issue DMCA Notices (SEE BELOW FIRST)

If you are a readerPLEASE DO NOT USE THESE SITES!

It may be tempting to get books FOR FREE or at greatly reduced prices but…

They may be a click farm looking for your email

and you will be infected with a virus.

*****

AUTHORS – VERY IMPORTANT!!!

DO NOT SEND THE OFFENDING SITE A DIRECT NOTICE.

If they are on Facebook – Use Facebook’s reporting form to remove their link source from Facebook’s server.

My attorney warns me not to click on them, but to send a form letter to their server.

You can find out their server here:

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3 responses »

    • You’re very welcome:) An excellent article – and just as applicable to readers, as well as writers. While I understand the temptation to avail ourselves of free books – I’m a book addict, after all – readers must understand that if they download free books, they run all sorts of risks. As well as killing the goose that lays further books, to completely mash my metaphors…

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