While everyone knows clamping down on internet piracy is like trying to put out a fire with a water pistol but this is not a case of a fan sharing something they love but someone trying to rip people off and profit from others work. Several authors have found their work listed without their knowledge and with them receiving no recompense, please if you are a writer make sure your work is not listed here
So we can all agree that book piracy sucks. Know what sucks even more? People trying to illegally SELL our work. Courtesy of Google Alerts, I found out about 45 minutes ago that Red and Forsaken By Shadow are both illegally listed at Bkspc.com. So are my friend Susan Bischoff’s books and a whole lot of others. It’s not limited to just self published books either. I’ve seen books by Carina Press, Penguin and other publishers on this site.
The site is hosted through GoDaddy, so it is important that you, as author, check to see if your books are listed, and then follow the directions below to file a complaint in order to see that the domain is suspended and have GoDaddy cancel this asswipe’s hosting.
PLEASE SPREAD THE WORD.
B. Copyright Claims (from GoDaddy’s Legal Dept.)
1. If the Complaining Party would like to submit a copyright claim…
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I’m trying to figure out if I should be offended that my work wasn’t chosen……
xxx Sending Huge Hugs xxx
You are probably on their to do list, or maybe they are waiting for you to respond to one of their emails notifying you of a lottery win first 😀
Huge hugs back, though very gentle ones as the monster hijacked my bed last night and has given his mummy a bad back this morning, no tour de france cheering for me today I shall have to watch it on the TV along with the tennis xxxx
I suppose that if it can be sold, then it can be sold illegally. ……………sigh