Did you know that there are bots that trawl the internet just looking for items to steal? Blogs voraciously eat content. To feed these ever-hungry beasties, people steal other people’s work. Pictures, articles, and others all sucked up and stolen for other blogs by automated scraper bots.
Amit Agarwal over at Digital Inspiration published a very informative guide to protecting your online work with just a little help from Google Docs. The article File a DMCA Complaint Against Feed Scrapers with Google Docs is a how-to guide with suggestions on how to automate both the protection of your work and also how to proceed when you find yourself staring down an info-thief.