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Disturbing new trend: STOLEN BOARDS

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I've noticed a disturbing trend on Pinterest @PinterestGabby - whole boards being stolen and redirected to spam sites. 

Here's my board (PLEASE DON'T TAKE THIS ONE DOWN):

https://www.pinterest.com/theburntsunsetnovel/the-summer-happy-relationship-poetry/ 

Here are two boards that steal my text, the pins, use the same board description, and use a similar board title all while sending people to another URL. 

https://www.pinterest.com/bettyearly470482/the-summer-happy-relationship-poetry/ 

https://www.pinterest.com/allisongarcia352806/the-summer-happy-relationship-poetry/ 

How do I get this spammer banned for life without messing up my impressions? I'm so tired of losing pins to people like this. I don't have the energy to report the 21 pins on each board that they stole and redirected to another website. They are even redirecting a story on each board. 

Why doesn't Pinterest start pursuing legal action against these people? I spend hours per day making content just to have it stolen within days.

This totally sucks and it ruins my brand. All the while my impressions go all over the place. When Pinterest responds to me I would like a detailed description of how action was pursued against these spammers. I'm tired of the DCMA form letters. 

Chris

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Hi @theburntsunsetnovel, thanks for flagging this in the community, and thanks everyone for jumping in on this thread. We're investigating now and taking action. We’re constantly working to fight spam on our platform in as timely a matter as possible. If you come across a Pin, comment, message or board that you believe breaks these rules, please continue reporting via this form. We do our best to review as many items as effectively as possible. Thanks again for bringing this to our attention and for being a part of our community.  

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@theburntsunsetnovel   Thanks so much for the detailed explanation & the screenshots Chris! I'm going to check this out with my boards over the weekend.

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@theburntsunsetnovel woow! this is a huge problem, I am very sorry that you are facing with this. I still wonder if you managed to solve it?

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@theburntsunsetnovel Hi there I have a question do you use a VPN while inside the community and on Pinterest (any browser)? Lisa

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I do not. Despite having a top-tier plan on Comcast and having the wiring completely redone by Comcast from pole to router, we experience sudden and severe slow downs. I'm concerned that a VPN will slow down traffic.

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@theburntsunsetnovel @foodiehomechef if your on a Mac go to the Apple Store use Keep Solid Inc. and if your on Windows go https://www.keepsolid.com

They will help with privacy and I promise they won't slow you down actually they will speed you up - They really are Solid....Here in Colombia identity theft online is rampant so using them is even better then the US or Canada and I also use their DNS Server serious Privacy

I have been using them for 5 years now on every device

2 Apple TVs

2 iPads Pro

1 MAC Laptop

1 PC Laptop

3 iPhones and I Samsung Galaxy S10+

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@theburntsunsetnovel @foodiehomechef @SidarDesigns Sorry if I didn't tag everyone - The other important thing to know about Keep Solid Inc. is that you don't have to do anything to set up its pretty much automatic and you can pick any server you want which is awesome.

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@theburntsunsetnovel @foodiehomechef @PinterestGabby @SidarDesigns Hi there I have a suggestion and I just did it - I have gone to the links you posted Chris and I see what your talking about I have also reported them my suggestion we all report them as Spam don't block just report.

We should keep a list of all that are found a list that everyone has access too.

I assume if there are enough reports from different people ........

Lisa

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@realsouthamerica   Sounds like a plan Lisa!

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