Nigeria’s Top Blogger Linda Ikeji’s blog has been shot down by Google because of copyright issues. It explains that Linda uses Publications and Pictures without given credit to the original body or owner. This is Plagiarism!
Clearing the air on the misconception, Google’s Manager for Communications and Public Affairs, Anglo-Phone West Africa, Taiwo Kolade-Ogunlade, in a chat with Punch newspaper, explained why the blog was taken down.” Google takes the issue of copyright seriously, adding that the company belongs to a group of Internet firms that abides by the provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act and other applicable copyright laws”.
We all know the story of Linda and how she has worked heard to get to where she is today with the help of her famous blog that brings the must current and latest news to its over 100,000 viewers a week.
Does Google have the right to take down anyone’s site or blog, did they really investigate before shutting the blog down? or has a hacker finally penetrated the wall of Jericho? this is the first of its kind and means no website or blog is safe.
Linda Ikeji recently bought a new car and often give away money to her fans and readers, thus celebrating her successful blog and career, little did she know that someone out there is planning to cut off the source of her happiness.She didn’t want her own website because any potential hacker would have a hard time penetrating Googles servers. What is she going to do next?
We will keep you updated with this latest news and what Linda have to say.
Written by: Noellin Imoh