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213Re: Thanks guys and letter to plague
- demonicpixyFeb 27, 2006Wonderful letter and YES send it
I checked the links you posted and one is gone the other is still up
so it needs to be dealt with. I'm so glad you guys are on watch over
these idiots that think they can get away with these stunts. All her
fics need to be taken down and she needs to learn to use her own
--- In Gumshoe007@yahoogroups.com, "catsphoenix" <catsphoenix@...>
> Thanks for everyones input on this, we pretty much had the same
> thoughts on how to proceed with this. FF.net has been notified and
> I'm copying and pasting a letter that I'm going to send to the
> plague in question. Good? Bad? Too mean? Have I missed anything?
> We're still not decided on whether or not to inform the original
> authors, so we can just see how this plays out for now.
> Gumshoe is a community which has been set up to try and aid in the
> fight against plagiarism, and also to support authors who have been
> made victim of such attacks.
> It has come to our attention, that two of your stories that you
> posted under the penname Mistress of the Dragon at ff.net, are inThings
> fact word by word copies of works from other authors.
> `The Possession' by Jaid Black
> `One Night Stand' a.k.a `ONE NIGHT STAND in the TALES
> FROM THE TEMPLE II anthology' by J.C. Wilder
> We are aware of the numerous disclaimers that you have posted
> throughout your stories, mostly at the end of various chapters:
> The Possession:
> At the end of chapter 6 you wrote:
> `Disclaimer: I don't own anything about Harry Potter or the plot.
> At the end of chapter 8 you wrote:
> `Disclaimer: I own nothing about Harry Potter and the plot. The plot
> belongs to Jaid Black'
> One Night Stand:
> At the end of chapter 5 you wrote:
> `Disclaimer: I don't own any of Harry Potter. Also I don't own the
> At the end of chapter 6 you wrote:
> `Disclaimer: I don't own Harry Potter. I wish that I did own Draco
> Malfoy. LOL. I don't even own the plot.'
> At the end of chapter 7 you wrote:
> `Disclaimer: I don't own any of Harry Potter or the plot. Harry
> Potter belongs to JK Rowlings and the plot belongs to J.C. Wilder.
> We are unable to ascertain at this point whether or not `Good
> Come From Bad Happenings' a.k.a Conception cover-up byown
> Karen Lawton Barrett is in fact a word for word copy; we are trying
> to determine that fact as we speak. But due to your other very
> obvious indiscretions and the abrupt change in writing style from
> your own fic compared to the others, we suspect that it might well
> be the case that most of it has been copied.
> At the beginning of Good Things Come From Bad Happenings you wrote:
> `Hey, I'm back with another story. I finished a book called "
> Conception Cover-up " by Karen Lawton Barrett. I thought that is was
> perfect as a fanfic story. I don't own anything. Please read and
> review. i promise that it is better than the first story that I am
> writing, which by the way it is not done yet. I will update it as
> soon as I can think of something. This is an AU story.'
> At the end of chapter 1 you wrote:
> `A/N I hope you like this story. Like I said before I don't own
> anything but the Zimmermans. Please read and review.'
> At the end of chapter 2 you wrote:
> `A/N I hope you like the second chapter. Please remember I don't
> anything not even the plot that belongs to Karen Lawton Barret.time.
> Please review. You make my day whenever you do.'
> At the end of chapter 3 you wrote:
> `A/N Finally I finished another chapter. Since one took a long
> I hope you liked it. Please review. Your reviews keeps me going. Ithat
> don't own anything. not even the plot. That belongs to Karen Lawton
> It is obvious to us that the use of your disclaimers in the way
> you did was a ploy to mislead readers into thinking that the workthan
> was your own.
> Some of you're A/N's that follow confirm this theory:
> At the end of chapter 7 of `The Possession' you wrote:
> A/N: ok people I have updated the story I hope you like it still.
> Please R&R. Just click the review button on the left side of your
> screen. I will update as soon as I get some more ideas.'
> (Yes, I imagine that it must have been very hard for you to think
> about what you were going to put into the next chapter. Just off of
> the top of my head I'm going to go with a second contest? Tamer
> the first maybe? A javelin throwing contest? Whoever throws theirsup
> the furthest gets to have some very naughty pictures indeed taken
> with Hermione? Oh Oh, and you can even have a twist in there too,
> yeah, there can be two winners, not one, but two, poor Draco ends
> having to share the girl. Yeah, I read the story too)it
> At the end of chapter 3 of One Night Stand you wrote:
> RedCinders: I like vampires so just made them vampires in my story.
> (Nooooooooo, J.C Wilder likes vampires, so he/she decided to make
> a part of THEIR story)it
> Really, I could go on and on, but your other attempts at making it
> seem like you worked really hard on the story because you
> were `tired' and how you got sick so you couldn't update, and your
> explanations of how you were going to attempt to get the next
> chapter up quicker, just said it all. It must have been really time
> consuming copy and pasting and finding and replacing words. Gosh,
> must have taken you not more than 10 minutes to change the wholefic
> to a D/Hr.prevent
> You must have been exhausted!
> Either way, putting in disclaimers such as you did does not EVER
> justify or allow the usage of any other persons work in the manner
> that you have used them.
> You are a plagiarist!
> We at Gumshoe, take situations like this very seriously, and as a
> consequence your name has been placed on a Blacklist for other
> authors and site owners to view at their leisure. It will remain on
> the blacklist indefinitely, until we are sure that you have not
> repeated this offence.
> We are in the process of investigating whether or not you have
> posted these plagiarized stories at other sites. It is recommended
> that if this is the case then you remove them immediately to
> the humiliation of us coming after you and getting them removed fortheir
> As it stands, we have notified ff.net of your blatant abuse of
> site and we have recommended that the stories be removed,
> If you feel that you have received this e mail in error then feel
> free to defend your case to us, you can access our group from here:
> So do I send this copy? let me know ASAP what you guys think so we
> can get the case moving
> Cat xxx
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