Something We Want to Tell You…

These days we (wangmamaread.com) found some websites have been stealing our content for their own profits, just name a few:

https://onlinenovelreader.com/good-morning-mr-president/ (It even gets a donation button, but we don’t know where the money goes…)
https://www.readlightnovel.org/returning-from-the-immortal-world
https://novelonlinefull.com/novel/snk9388190731552904118

As we stated in “Who’s WangMama?” (https://www.wangmamaread.com/who-is-wangmama/), “We are not native English speakers, but we really want to share these interesting novels with more readers, so we start our venture in translation”. We want to share these novels instead of making profits out of them or tolerating others who do so.

Our translators – DDGod, Star River, and Sweet Bun – all have their own full-time jobs or studies, they translate these novels without any payment but just out of interest. They devoted a lot of off-hours to translating, all they want is to have more readers see these novels. Besides, we also accepted suggestions and advice from our readers, picked some dropped novels as ongoing projects and tried to keep a regular updating speed. Now some websites simply take our fruits of labor away in a few seconds… We, including our translators, are really shocked and distressed about their behaviors, and we do hope that there can be more supporters of original translations.

Then let’s make this clear: the only official platforms that show our pieces of work are wangmamaread.com (our blog), novelupdates.com and forum.fanmily.org (our partner novel sharing platforms). Therefore, we sincerely appeal to our dear readers, if you find any other websites extracting content from our website without any declaration, please leave a comment below or email us: [email protected], then we will find ways to discuss with them.

Here we want to give many thanks to those who have been supporting us since we established: @Ahau, @ambi, @Belkar, @Gren, @Magnus Chase, @NuggerNaut, @yang, @Zax and more; especially to @Ha0Fang who has agreed to proofread for us voluntarily, and @Veriwinkle who proposed to translate Master of Trading Star Card Game (Rebirth) into Indonesian. At the same time, everyone who loves reading novels and is willing to work with us is welcomed!

Your support means a lot to us, thank you all!

wangmamaread.com

wangmama
wangmamaTranslator

39 Comments

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Cake Posted on10:17 pm - Jun 30, 2019

You put something on the internet and make it available to the public. It doesn’t belong to you anymore. Anyone can do anything with it if they’re so inclined. You can’t do anything about it, except look foolish by doing the equivalent of desperate flailing or begging, really.

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Kingsmen Posted on12:55 am - Jun 28, 2019

Add some advertisement, like “go to http://www.wangmamaread.com to get original translations” in some random place so that the lazy guys using copy and paste will unintentionally advertise you as the original creator, besides, i don’t know about others but I mainly use novel updates to read books.

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Ufuk Posted on1:38 pm - Jun 19, 2019

https://boxnovel.com/novel/long-live-summons/chapter-735-part-1/
Sizden sora alıyorlar

    wangmama
    wangmama Posted on3:01 pm - Jun 19, 2019

    Teşekkür ederim

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      Sau-Pau Posted on12:37 pm - Jun 30, 2019

      Ayrıca çalıyorlar Tutorial is too hard

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Elll Posted on2:32 am - May 29, 2019

novelplanet.com

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SGOrava Posted on7:46 pm - May 28, 2019

It is for good of the internet and reader.
When your site will be banned for copyright or whatever the sites which copied your work will mostly still be there and reader will be able to read it.

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Japorto Posted on9:00 am - May 27, 2019

You guys aren’t even legally allowed to translate Returning from the Immortal World

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    Potato Posted on4:11 am - Jun 4, 2019

    The keyword here is FREE… First of all, they did it for free so it’s not really their loss if they stopped doing it… It’s free yet other people try to take advantage of their hardwork and profit from stealing. Do you think they can have the motivation to work for free while being used by others???

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jalil29 Posted on1:24 am - May 25, 2019

You guys translating “I Was a Sword When I Reincarnated”? i see the “Original translation from Www。WangmamaRead。Com。” in the text on dreampotato (dot) com

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    MDiaz Posted on11:09 am - May 26, 2019

    Exactly, I’m confused as Novel Updates direct me to dream potato but within the contents there is wang mama url… And in the content table for wang mama there is no mention if the novel.

      wangmama
      wangmama Posted on2:26 pm - May 29, 2019

      The translator of I Was a Sword When I Reincarnated is also Makisima. She translates novels for us and DP at the same time. But she made a big mistake putting wangmama watermark on DP.

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MeisterJohnny Posted on3:18 pm - May 21, 2019

I read The Tutorial Is Too Hard on readlightnovel.org, because I found it through google. They use your translation for that story too.
BUT, they still mention the original translator and within the story your site is mentioned too. (Probably a side effect of copy pasting.)
I won’t donate anything, even if it would be possible. And since I use AdBlocks… I increase their server traffic / cost instead of yours.
So if your goal is simply to share those novels / translations with more readers then it is successful.

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asurfa Posted on10:30 am - May 14, 2019

got it! starting from now i’ll read it here.

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Andre Posted on6:10 pm - May 2, 2019

wat about ZL that will be posted again on GT?
u will drop this or what?

    wangmama
    wangmama Posted on11:14 am - May 6, 2019

    Well, our goal is to provide and share content with our best, if you guys could find a better platform to read more chapters of zhanlong, we will also be happy about that and spend more energy on other novels. Anyway, we will try to find more dropped or unearthed treasures to share with you 😀 <3

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Ferduran Posted on12:40 pm - May 1, 2019

Hello. I just want to report that the link to the chapter 143 of To Be a Power in the Shadows! is missing.

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    kurotha Posted on11:49 pm - May 3, 2019

    it’s not missing, the 144 is the 143, the character page was listed as 143

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Jacynto Posted on10:13 pm - Apr 28, 2019

You might as well give up. Any content on the Internet is bound to be stolen, it happened with music, movies, books. On those sites (and others) books from every source are copied and shared, why would they avoid your content? If you translate for the love of the novels, you shouldn’t be so bothered with them being spread further.

    wangmama
    wangmama Posted on10:23 am - Apr 29, 2019

    Nay, I think you misunderstood my intention, it read – some websites have been stealing our content for their own profits.
    If they only help us spread the content, it’s definitely acceptable; but post our content and add a donation button on their websites, no way.

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Night Posted on9:08 am - Apr 24, 2019

What is the date…

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    Night Posted on9:10 am - Apr 24, 2019

    Oh God, this must be in Asian time. I was really confused for a sec when it said someone posted a day ahead of now.

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RockD Posted on8:58 am - Apr 24, 2019

I would love to do some proofreading for you guys. Btw, I am currently reading Legend of the cultivation God, I know you just recently picked it up, but I can also help with the other novels.

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GodlyCash Posted on2:54 am - Apr 22, 2019

Hey I know this may be alot to ask, I’m already grateful since “Tutorial is to Hard” was picked up, but if you are considering picking up another Korean novel “https://www.novelupdates.com/series/possessing-nothing/” Possessing Nothing is amazing.

It’s the closest novel to “Second Coming of Avarice” and one i loved. I don’t particularly like Chinese novels myself so I never came across your group until now. I honestly don’t know what to say other than keep doing what you are doing.

P.S. Do you guys have a discord? It would help with the ease of communication between readers and translators. I highly suggest it as many people use discord nowadays.

Thank you.

    wangmama
    wangmama Posted on11:58 am - Apr 22, 2019

    Thanks for the suggestion, we will look at Processing Nothing. If the translators of our team find it good and have more spare time, they will try to pick it up. However, there is currently insufficient staff and we are planning recruitment. Or may we ask are you willing to help us to proofread?
    We will build the discord and request sections in the near future, hoping to pick up and start more exciting novels. 😀

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      GodlyCash Posted on8:25 am - Apr 23, 2019

      Hm, I’ve never really been part of a translation team before, obviously don’t know how to read and write another language.

      I don’t know how well I can do proofreading, but I am a native english speaker and I’ve had my far share of essays to write.

      At the very least I’m open to try, hopefully you wouldn’t be too reliant on me as I’m still inexperienced

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Flowflow Posted on7:30 pm - Apr 8, 2019

I’m glad i did my monthly check up on legend of the cultivation god, I’ve been waiting so long for this to be picked back up, by far my favorite novel. Then to top it off you picked up RFTIW which is double awesome. It sucks people are taking your translations, but Im going to be staying around for these stories and hope you the best!

    wangmama
    wangmama Posted on10:23 am - Apr 11, 2019

    Thank you Flowflow, we will keep offering good content with everyone who really loves web novels like we do <3 <3 <3

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Li Qiye Posted on9:50 am - Apr 8, 2019

As a fan of reading light novels(both chinese and korean), thank you for translating dropped light novels. Thank you for the efforts!

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TDO Posted on2:02 pm - Apr 5, 2019

Can you make the ‘wangmamaread.com’ text in the chapters white/the same colour as the background? This way we can read the chapters normally and when those guys try to copy&paste they won’t notice it immediately.
This way you can also write more about your site for those who don’t know what aggregator sites are because it is hidden.
Another easy way is to disable copy but there is no way to totally stop them from copying.

    wangmama
    wangmama Posted on10:53 pm - Apr 5, 2019

    Thanks TOD, that’s a good advice, but you know, we lack of enough proofreaders and editors, sometimes it’s not easy for us to consider all aspects, so we picked this a bit “useless” and “funny” way to protect our content…
    Anyway, thanks for your support, we will try to offer better content and reading experience. <3<3<3

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Crazyme Posted on3:20 pm - Mar 29, 2019

Copying is annoying. Aren’t they shameful when they steal content from others for their own profits??

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dulene01 Posted on11:51 am - Mar 29, 2019

Thank you for your hard work, and I really appreciated your translation.
Sorry to hear that your content is taken away by some websites for profit.
One website I know is wuxiaworld.co, I don’t know what’s the connection between it and wuxiaworld.com, but the former does get a lot of novels for free reading.
Have collected your site as support.
Keep working and I am for you all!!!
<3<3<3

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Ha0Fang Posted on11:15 am - Mar 29, 2019

Will keep an eye out, guys!

I noticed that http://kuhakulightnoveltranslations.com also translated chapter 274 of COPW – but I don’t think they are copying your work.

    DDGod
    DDGod Posted on2:29 pm - Mar 29, 2019

    I noticed it’s the group which has translated previous chapters of Chronicles of Primordial Wars, and NU has accepted translation version of both this group and our group. https://www.novelupdates.com/series/chronicles-of-primordial-wars/

    This group is not copying from us. Maybe you guys would enjoy the pleasure of reading two translation versions of the same chapter. > <

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      Lea Posted on6:07 pm - Jul 8, 2019

      Don’t lose faith /0/ i noticed the MTL link was taken down, i know some people still read but not commented so I’m just thankful you picked this since COPW is a really good novel. it’s like a gourmet amongst fast food

      Most of us (me) also likes to stack (i stack like once a month so i can read a lot in one day) so even if u see a drop in viewership i hope u don’t lose hope Q.Q i really want to read this till the end

      Thank you for translating, really really thanks

        DDGod
        DDGod Posted on6:36 pm - Jul 10, 2019

        Thank you for your support, we will try our best to offer good content. 😉