Tuesday, August 03, 2010

"Generation Plagiarism"?

Within the post:

(...)many students simply do not grasp that using words they did not write is a serious misdeed.

It is a disconnect that is growing in the Internet age as concepts of intellectual property, copyright and originality are under assault in the unbridled exchange of online information, say educators who study plagiarism.

Meanwhile, in the Phillipines on 3 Aug 2010:

Supreme Court spokesperson Midas Marquez said that lawyers Harry Roque and Romel Bagares were being required to comment on the letter of Justice Mariano del Castillo [denying a plagiarism charge that had been made against the justice] “within a non-extendable period of five days.”

from Lawyers asked to answer justice’s denial of plagiarism charge by Nikko Dizon

***See also the story on the revocation by U.Va. of the Ph.D. degree of one Fred D. Smith.
Ex-Pocantico superintendent accused of plagiarism gets doctorate revoked


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