plagiarism or scam?

I only publish printed books. One of my books in French, L'Onirothèque de Quentin Cumber, is now offered for download at 

https://www.google.com/fusiontables/DataSource?docid=17AHZU68AaSNyyBz8o09ZO-gqSUS4tX5hQZCtiLob#rows:id=1

 

Onirothèque-plagiat-1.jpg

 

FusionTables is a legitimate Google's facility.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Google_Fusion_Tables

 

When I click on the book's URL, I get to the download page without any book title.

 

Onirothèque-plagiat-2.jpg

 

Does this mean that FRNAC is a scam site illegitimally exploiting Google's FusionTables or what?

 

 

Comments

  • FusionTables is a service like Google Docs that lets people create tables to organize search and present data. It's got no real oversight.

     

    What you have here is the equivalent of someone posting a list on GDocs named 'FRNAC' that says "Hey I have potetjp's book as an eBook, come download it here!" and more than likely, nobody associated with Google has ever looked at it - it's just hosted by their FusionTables app.

     

    So either they scanned it and made their own eBook version, or they're trying to get people to download viruses. There's really only one way to find out.

  • potetjppotetjp Bibliophile

    Scyoni a écrit :

     

    So either they scanned it and made their own eBook version, or they're trying to get people to download viruses. There's really only one way to find out.

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    I am not taking the chance. 

     

  • That's probably wise.


  • potetjp wrote:

    Scyoni a écrit :

     

    So either they scanned it and made their own eBook version, or they're trying to get people to download viruses. There's really only one way to find out.

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    I am not taking the chance. 

     


    And anyone who does download from that site, hoping to cheat, deserves whatever they get.

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