Criminalizing Plagiarism in the Philippines

Posted by Jonathan Bailey on Oct 8, 2012 1:00:00 PM

copyright plagiarism lockOn October 3rd, the Philippines Cybercrime Prevention Act (RA 10175) took effect and, with it, the country instituted criminal penalties for a variety of online acts, including spamming, identity theft and, most controversially, libel.

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CTRL-V - Plagiarism in the News - Issue 3

Posted by Jonathan Bailey on Oct 4, 2012 5:38:00 AM

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Chris Anderson Case Highlights Plagiarism Paranoia

Posted by Jonathan Bailey on Sep 25, 2012 5:16:00 AM

plagiarism chris anderson bookChris Anderson’s new book “Makers” may not have been released yet, but some are already raising accusations that the book contained, at least at one point, plagiarized content.

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The Aftermath of Plagiarism

Posted by Jonathan Bailey on Sep 14, 2012 2:22:00 PM

plagiarism-aftermathThough the Jonah Lehrer scandal may be winding down and drifting out of the public eye, the matter is far from over for the editors and publishers at the various publications he was employed at.

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"Why Do It?": Thoughts on Jonah Lehrer and Plagiarism

Posted by Jonathan Bailey on Aug 15, 2012 4:10:00 AM

core plagiarismIn his book, "Imagine," Jonah Lehrer offers up the anecdote of how Dan Wieden--charged with coming up with a Nike campaign ad--coined the phrase "Just Do It" after recalling the last words of convicted murderer Gary Gilmore ("Let's do it").  The recent charges brought up against Lehrer around his fabrication of Dylan comments begs the question of Lehrer, "Why Do It?" 

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