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    we have not added canonical to our blog and it's copied by competitor what to do?

    One of our trending blog has been copied as it is by our competitor and we have not added canonical tag to that blog

    But he included canonical tag to his blog so what is the best solution here.Should we also include canonical tag to our blog or just mail him to drop his blog.

    Please help.

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    Try to take help DMCA protection as you were saying your blog is generating good traffic to your site try to create a free account on DMCA and use mail the website owner to take down their content.
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    Send a properly formatted DMCA complaint to their hosting company. Per RFC 2142, web hosting companies are required to operate the abuse@ email address and are required to be responsive to credible complaints sent to that address. To make your complaint credible, you must send a properly formatted DMCA complaint (not just "hey, someone is being mean to me! make 'em stop! make 'em stoooop.") Their host most likely responds to DMCAs even if they are not legally covered by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

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    yes take DMCA protection
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    Going for DMCA complaint is not a bad idea but I guess this will be time consuming, but adding canonical tags to your pages is a good pratice whatever the situation.
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