- Syndicated news items that appear in many Web sites
- Sites that legitimately archive news items
- Blogs that legitimately quote part of an article, or provide an entire article for reference.and link to the original under "fair use" doctrine.
- "Classic" articles that are copied at numerous sites.
- Classic literature and poetry
- Plagiarism - A takes the content of B without permission and without giving credit to B, the originator, and puts it at their own Web site, or copies it to some Web forum or community Web site.
There is one exception - if you are quoting an item as an example of hate propaganda, it seems to you that you are not morally obligated to provide a live Link to the original site and help their website popularity. You can provide the text of the URL without a live link or use a Nofollow attribute.