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04 October 2007

Bizarre blogging phenomenon

Through technorati I have discovered a somewhat bizarre blogging phenomenon where certain blogs sole function appears to be taking excerpts from other blogs and posting them on their blog with a link to the other blog. What makes this practice truly bizarre is that while they correctly link to my blog, they attribute authorship of my content to rather random sources including "The Oregonian" and "Dan." I don't really have a problem with people quoting excerpts from my blog if they link back to me as the source. If you wish to state the the author, I prefer "Chic and Charming" or my nom de plume, "Sophia". Almost all of my image content comes from other sources on the internet, so it would be pretty hypocritical for me to borrow other people's images (with proper credit), while not letting them borrow my original content, which is primarily prose. Has anyone else seen their stuff posted on these sites?

1 comment:

Kori said...

This happens to me too. I don't get it at all. Not that I mind the extra linking, but I'd like it if they would get my name/the blog name right.