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Judicial Plagiarism Strikes India

Posted by Jonathan Bailey on Jan 28, 2016 3:43:25 PM


In India, the Delhi High Court has found itself at the center of a plagiarism controversy as the judges are accused of plagiarizing more than 30 paragraphs in a decision from an article found in the Queen Mary Journal of Intellectual Property.

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South Korea Faces Massive Plagiarism Scandal

Posted by Jonathan Bailey on Jan 28, 2016 8:00:00 AM


The President-elect’s chief of staff, Huh Tae-yeol, was accused of plagiarizing his doctoral thesis

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Romania Moves to Crack Down on Plagiarism

Posted by Jonathan Bailey on Jan 26, 2016 7:00:00 AM

Romanian Parliament

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The Financial Cost of Scientific Fraud

Posted by Jonathan Bailey on Jan 20, 2016 8:30:00 AM


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When Romance Meets Plagiarism

Posted by Jonathan Bailey on Jan 18, 2016 9:00:00 AM

New York Times Bestselling Author Becky McGraw

Laura Harner is an extremely prolific author. Having published an average of fifteen novels per year over the past 5 years, she is an independent author who self-publishes her work through a variety of online retailers, most notably Amazon.

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The Plague of Fake PhDs in Russia

Posted by Jonathan Bailey on Jan 15, 2016 7:00:00 AM


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A recent article in the journal Higher Education in Russia and Beyond by Andrei Rostovtsev , claims that dissertation fraud has reached a point where it is not just a “fringe phenomenon” but “an integral part of Russia’s statehood”.

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Korea’s Summer of Plagiarism

Posted by Jonathan Bailey on Jan 13, 2016 9:03:21 AM

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In South Korea, plagiarism has been a major topic in the news.

It began in June when popular South Korean author, Shin Kyung-sook, was accused of plagiarism in her short story Legend, which was part of a compilation she published in 1996.

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Another German Minister Faces Plagiarism Allegations

Posted by Jonathan Bailey on Nov 23, 2015 10:26:31 AM

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German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen is facing allegations of plagiarism in her dissertation following an investigation from the website VroniPlag Wiki, which claims to have found “elements of plagiarism” on 27 of the dissertations 62 pages.

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'WikiGate' and the Future of Open Access

Posted by Jonathan Bailey on Oct 23, 2015 2:12:19 PM

Recently, scientific publisher Elsevier announced that it had donated some 45 free ScienceDirect accounts to “top Wikipedia editors” to enable them to access content from their journals for the purpose of inclusion and citation in Wikipedia.

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Thailand Detains, Releases Man Following Plagiarism Dispute

Posted by Jonathan Bailey on Oct 9, 2015 4:30:00 AM

When reporting or confronting plagiarism, many fear reprisals and for good reason. In the past those accused of plagiarism have responded by suing their accusers, accusing them of racism and filing complaints of sexual harassment.

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