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ValvePress says

one of my plugins got stolen and labels changed and sold elsewhere what then ?

what may I do ?

The guy who stolen it changed the plugin language and selling it outside envato of course

have you faced this issue before and what is the optimal solution then ?

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easydevelopment says

I’d just email him and tell him what you have to say.

A lot of developers / programmers just copy somebody else’s idea, and that’s perfectly good.

I’ve released a Plugin here on CodeCanyon and after a week somebody came up with something similar ( as an idea, not to be arogant, but his code was horrible compared to mine ). And it’s not a problem, because I love competition because it makes us be better.

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doru says

I’d just email him and tell him what you have to say.

A lot of developers / programmers just copy somebody else’s idea, and that’s perfectly good.

I’ve released a Plugin here on CodeCanyon and after a week somebody came up with something similar ( as an idea, not to be arogant, but his code was horrible compared to mine ). And it’s not a problem, because I love competition because it makes us be better.

wait… what?

@DeanDev consider sending a DMCA takedown request but be sure that it is indeed your item

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easydevelopment says


I’d just email him and tell him what you have to say.

A lot of developers / programmers just copy somebody else’s idea, and that’s perfectly good.

I’ve released a Plugin here on CodeCanyon and after a week somebody came up with something similar ( as an idea, not to be arogant, but his code was horrible compared to mine ). And it’s not a problem, because I love competition because it makes us be better.

wait… what?

@DeanDev consider sending a DMCA takedown request but be sure that it is indeed your item

I’m talking about stealing ideas, not code. Stealing Code is totally wrong.

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abhimanyusharma003 says

The same thing is going with me, I also no have solution for this.

Someone is selling my codes as a plugin on his personal website

I contacted envato support team, they say they will look if they can.

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cosmincotor says



I’d just email him and tell him what you have to say.

A lot of developers / programmers just copy somebody else’s idea, and that’s perfectly good.

I’ve released a Plugin here on CodeCanyon and after a week somebody came up with something similar ( as an idea, not to be arogant, but his code was horrible compared to mine ). And it’s not a problem, because I love competition because it makes us be better.

wait… what?

@DeanDev consider sending a DMCA takedown request but be sure that it is indeed your item
I’m talking about stealing ideas, not code. Stealing Code is totally wrong.

Both are wrong.

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DragonSigh says

You can also send a message to the hoster of this site with a claim. They must warn their client to remove this item or close the site (if this is the normal hosting company of course).

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KingDog Staff says

Moved to CodeCanyon

Please see the Knowledgebase on Copyright infringement – http://support.envato.com/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/114

Thanks!

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sevenspark Volunteer moderator says

Please see the Knowledgebase on Copyright infringement – http://support.envato.com/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/114

This article is about what to do if an item sold on Envato infringes on your copyrights; but this is actually the reverse scenario :)

@DeanDev, you should follow that process but send the DMCA to the site distributing the infringing content, not Envato of course – don’t want to DMCA yourself by mistake ;)

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KingDog Staff says


Please see the Knowledgebase on Copyright infringement – http://support.envato.com/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/114

This article is about what to do if an item sold on Envato infringes on your copyrights; but this is actually the reverse scenario :)

@DeanDev, you should follow that process but send the DMCA to the site distributing the infringing content, not Envato of course – don’t want to DMCA yourself by mistake ;)

Granted :) I was referencing it to give him a bit of an introduction to DMCA process so that he can file it with the other site.

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