Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Book Piracy - what you can do about it

Piracy Trace will help you track down your pirated books


There’s no need to keep checking to see if your work has been copied. With PiracyTrace, they alert you.

(I do not receive any monetary gain by promoting this product)

“Piracy Trace is an automated platform that searches the web looking for copies of your book. If your book has been pirated, Piracy Trace will find it.”

There is a free 30-day trial to track one book, then it starts from US$1 per month, and $8 per month for up to ten books. Cheap considering the money you could be losing to pirates unlawfully profeting from all your hard work.

A simple example of a  “cease and desist” letter:

To Whom It May Concern:

In accordance with Section 512(c) of the DMCA, I am submitting this takedown notice in writing and with a digital signature at the bottom. 

My name is (add name). Effective (add date).

It came to my attention that my copyrighted material, specifically (add title) is being offered as a free download on your site without my permission.

I have in good faith that the use of these copyrighted materials on your site is not authorized by the copyright or intellectual property owner, its agent or the law. Under penalty of perjury, I certify that the information in this notice is true and accurate and that I am the copyright owner of the copyright(s) involved.

Under this statute, you are required upon receipt of this notice to remove and disable access to all the infringing materials specified in this notice.

The title is as follows:


Link/links: (link to your book online for proof of ownership)

Thank you for your assistance in handling this matter promptly. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me via email  (add email).
/Your Name/   

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If you have any experiences with pirating, please leave your comments below.

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