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Carl Vancil, an PC Support guide, has copied a story on Windows Validation from this website word by word without giving any credit. They haven't replied to any of my emails as well.

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Never expected this kind of a thing from a reputed website like ? I don't mind people linking to my blog or copying text from here but a link would be nice.

Michelle Meyers is pointing to a good comment on a Slashdot story on Blog Plagiarism
For a blogger to get copied without recognition, I can understand the anger. A newspaper stole their information! So what. The newspaper is dead. All a blogger has to do is mention who is quoted them (verbatim in some cases) and use it to build their following.

Mike Stall has a golden rule for bloggers and other online media:
If you copy somebody else's blog entry verbatim, credit the original author and link back to the original post.
Guido Fawkes even conducted a Press Plagiarist of the Year contest. Stories that qualified for the award had to "be pinched from an original blog source, either verbatim or in essence, and no credit/payment given to the original source."