Weird Plagiarism

Something strange is happening. At least two of my blog posts have had the language mangled and been re-published in LiveJournal and In Windows Live. My name was left in on what looks like a badly translated & re-translated version of what I originally wrote. I find this very strange, and annoying.

 

Has this happened to anyone else? What’s the mechanism and the motivation?

 

Here are some screenshots and links:

 

How I found out –

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Here’s what was published in LiveJournal & a link to my original post – http://joanvinallcox.wordpress.com/2009/11/21/mad-women-what-the-1960s-sounded-like/

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Here’s the Comment blocked unless you join LiveJournal

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Here’s the Windows Live post and my original one – http://joanvinallcox.wordpress.com/2009/10/29/last-night-at-the-hpca-meeting/

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Again, I can’t comment unless I get an account in Windows Live, which I won’t do.

 

This is what they have in common, sort of

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Can anyone please explain, or point me to an explanation?

 

Joan Vinall-Cox, PhD – joanvc@jnthweb.ca
JNthWEB Consulting – http://jnthweb.ca/
Social Media & Learning
http://joanvinallcox.wordpress.com/my-e-portfolio/
Halton Peel Communicators Association – http://www.hpcaonline.org/

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