Fighting Global Diversity – The Evolution of Plagiarism Software

Posted by Janett Perry on Mar 10, 2011 12:55:00 PM

global diversity resized 600Everyday, plagiarism is becoming a more frequent subject in the news.  The New York Times recently published a very interesting article that examines the current state of plagiarism in the world today. 

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Tagged:  International, Technology




How Many Fake Universities Are There Online?

Posted by Janett Perry on Mar 2, 2011 12:57:00 PM

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Tagged:  Academic




Hollywood Plagiarism: Does Our Culture Promote Stealing?

Posted by Janett Perry on Dec 21, 2010 1:33:00 PM

vault resized 600The Steven Spielberg film ‘Catch Me if You Can’ follows the true story of Frank Abagnale Jr., a famous US con-man who lied his way through much of life with great success.  Some of Abagnale’s feats included forging $2.5 million in checks as well as creating several fake identities (an airline pilot, doctor and lawyer to name a few).  In the end, after serving minor prison time, Abagnale was tapped by the FBI to help prevent forgeries and also went on to found a successful security consultancy.

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Tagged:  Current Events




Original Content: High Tech Attribution

Posted by Janett Perry on Nov 24, 2010 1:43:00 PM

google news logo resized 600Every day, Google News aggregates links to millions of stories from websites across the Internet based on a variety of factors. Some of these factors include a site’s trustability, relevance, page rank, title and keywords used in the specific articles.

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Tagged:  Social Media, Technology




The Defense of Plagiarism

Posted by Janett Perry on Nov 16, 2010 1:44:00 PM

A recent article from the blog Lifehacker.com comes out partially in defense of plagiarism, saying that the current rules and standards for plagiarism are too stringent.  

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Tagged:  Best Practices




Plagiarism in Code

Posted by Janett Perry on Nov 5, 2010 1:52:00 PM

code picture resized 600Today, copying and computer programming seem like two concepts that might be blurred together. 

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Tagged:  Social Media, Academic, Technology




Plagiarism in China

Posted by Janett Perry on Oct 27, 2010 1:54:00 PM

Plagiarism Chinese Characters resized 600China’s economy is rapidly growing in a variety of industries.  One growing sector is even profiting off of the rising incidence of plagiarism in China’s university and research institutions. 

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Tagged:  Current Events, International




Eye on the Billion Dollar Plagiarism Law Suit

Posted by Janett Perry on Oct 20, 2010 1:57:00 PM

money resized 600One of the biggest plagiarism law suits of the decade continues to make headlines in the UK and internationally. Billionaire ‘Harry Potter’ author J.K. Rowling and her publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC face an ongoing law suit coming from the estate of a now-deceased fantasy writer.  

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Tagged:  Legal, International




Original Content: What is a Professional?

Posted by Janett Perry on Oct 14, 2010 1:59:00 PM
professional content resized 600Until very recently in history, most of the content that reached our eyes and ears was ‘professionally’ made.  The magazines, books, newspapers, radio shows, movies and video clips of the past were created by an organization or specialist whose profession was writing, film making, producing music, etc.

As we all are probably aware, that standard model of content creation has drastically changed in the past decade because of the internet.  

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Tagged:  Best Practices




Plagiarism Around the Web

Posted by Janett Perry on Oct 7, 2010 2:01:00 PM

The internet provides a unique way to listen in to what the world is currently speaking about.  Particularly with the advent of real-time search and social media, we can see trends within ongoing global chatter down to a keyword or topic. 

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Tagged:  Social Media