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News Blocking Bloglovin’

Discussion in 'Site News' started by Bookangel, April 24, 2021.

  1. Bookangel

    Bookangel Administrator Staff Member

    Blocking Bloglovin’

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    This post exists because a third party platform called Bloglovin went from reading our live RSS to republishing our content using the RSS. RSS is a time-limited format – the latest items (usually twenty) are the only things made available. When read in an RSS reader, or standard content display, those items have a time, […]

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  2. Kindler

    Kindler Active Member

    I'm guessing that if you ask nicely for them to stop scraping the site, they just ignore you?
     
  3. nangk08

    nangk08 New Member Scribe

    Wow! What nerve such people have to do such kind of dishonest things!!
     
  4. tirial

    tirial IT fixer extraordinaire

    Yep. They are claiming RSS is a public format. The fact that it is a time limited format and items expire shoots that down in flames, but they are in the US so it is hard to take them to court over it.

    The fact they grabbed a feed with a one-day expiry from us really makes that clear.
     
  5. jessica

    jessica Citizen of Logres

    Could we add a licence or a time expiry:baffled:? How do people think this is OK?
     
  6. I have been using RSS for easy reading of my posts in my various blog sites but I'm not aware that Bloglovin is using it for money.

    Besides I'm also a follower or subscriber of the said site. I thought as a subscriber or follower, it facilitates the sharing of my posts in the Net but no idea that it claims all the credits for my posts.

    I have to stop my subscription with them.
     

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