Can I report people for stealing my questions?
I asked a question on here and then I noticed that someone else has been posting it. They do it anonymously so people think it's me. I've seen answers saying "stop asking this over and over" but I only asked it once. Someone copy pasted my personal life story for a laugh or something.
That sucks. People think it's me but it isn't.
- Anonymous4 years agoFavorite Answer
Yes, you CAN and SHOULD report the other question as a ToS violation because it is misuse of the question - answer format and you are being targeted harassed, and exploited on YA, but you CANNOT report the ACCOUNT of that person until you have the URL address of that person's YA activity profile, Which is WHY they are doing it anonymously. Even if you DO Have the URl address of YA activity profile emailing EITHER the answers teams, which no longer exist, or customer care is not going to accomplish anything because almost all of the customer care agents have been ai off already..
IF you w really want to go after them for violating your copyright, you need to contact the legal firm that Yahoo inc has on retainer for for copyright violations and thefts of intellectual property by emailing them and filling out and submitting several forms. Very few people are willing to take the time to do that. I did take the time in 2009, but my case was a lot more complicated than simple copying and pasting of my answers. The anonymous option was NOT available in 2009. Yahoo terminated their email account.Terminated, , not suspended.
- Nuff SedLv 74 years ago
Of course you can report them. Just click the flag on the top corner of their question and report is as a violation of Terms of Service or violation of Community Guidelines, and fill in more details about plagiarism. The form also links you to where you report "copyright" violations to Y!A, although it's not clear that reposting WITHIN the Y!A site is a violation, since you already authorized Y!A to distribute unlimited free copies.
- FemaleLotRfanLv 74 years ago
You can report them for plagiarism but with the CM broken, it won't drop.
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- Anonymous4 years ago
"Can I report people for stealing my questions?"
No, no recourse here. Clearly questions are not required to be unique, original, or even your own authorship.
- LucyLv 44 years ago