- Setup a website that purports to be some sort of independent news source.
- Take a blog post and put it on your website without asking permission. At the end of the post, include a plea for money.
- When the blogger you just stole from err, politely requests that the post be taken down, respond by replacing his byline with your own, removing the link to the blog in question and keeping the plagiarized content pretending it’s your own.
There you go folks. Getting on my shit list in three easy steps.
So to be clear: “The Canadian National Newspaper”, a.k.a. AgoraCosmopolitan.com knowingly plagiarizes content.
UPDATE (Dec. 1): It goes without saying that I’m not the only one they’ve ripped off.