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Protecting your RSS feed with a copyright notice

It looks like more and more bloggers are worrying about content theft. As RSS becomes more mainstream and a valuable metric this is making RSS news feeds a more visible target for lazy webmasters.

Just browsing through my feed reader I have found several Copyright notices appearing at the end of each feed entry. I am sure this sort of practice will become standard soon but why not get a jump on it and make sure you are protecting your RSS content.

Here are a few example to give you some ideas.

RSS copyright

I have recently added a copyright notice to the feed for Newsniche. Included in the notice I have added a link back to the site and a link to the RSS feed.

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