Pass this on!
Sadly, book piracy is a topic we all need to deal with. Here is help from a number of sources.
￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼1. Do thorough searches for all of your books and copy protected works, to work out the extent of the theft. Look for the title as well as your name, and be aware that pirates may shorten the title and misspell your name in order to fool the search engines. Carefully take screenshots, printed and pdf copies of all instances of the theft and note web addresses, ASINs, user names etc. You may also like to search for segments of the book’s text. I have found infringed articles of mine that way.
2. Set up a Google alert which will flag “Your Name” + “free ebook” or, even better, if you’ve published only one book, use “Your Name” +” title of your book,” + “free ebook.” This will help pick…
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