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An Update on Plagiarism Today YouTube Channel — Plagiarism Today

For several years, I ran a YouTube channel dedicated to copyright and plagiarism issues. However, even though it’s still linked in the sidebar, it had been truly defunct for over two years with the last video being posted in January … Continue reading

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How Bad Was the Pandemic for Academic Integrity? — Plagiarism Today

The COVID-19 pandemic is now just over one year old. For many schools, this has meant moving to online learning, either in full or in part, and that has raised many questions about how the transition has impacted students and … Continue reading

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Understanding the Supreme Court’s Google v Oracle Ruling — Plagiarism Today

Yesterday, the Supreme Court of the United States handed down its long-awaited ruling in the case of Google v. Oracle. Dubbed by Google as the “copyright case of the decade” the decision was an unmitigated victory for Google, bringing a … Continue reading

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Paper Mills: Not Just for Students Anymore… — Plagiarism Today

A recent article by Holly Else & Richard Van Noorden in Nature looks at a growing issue in the field of research: Paper mills. The article highlights the work of Elizabeth Bik and other, pseudonymous, researchers that have identified more … Continue reading

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Rethinking Embedding and Framing — Plagiarism Today

Back in September 2005, just one month after this site launched, I published an article entitled Framing: Copyright Infringement or Legitimate Linking? that looked at the question of whether sites could (or should) frame third party content when linking to … Continue reading

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Gaming YouTuber Targeted by Strategic DMCA Notices — Plagiarism Today

James Stephanie Sterling, formerly Jim Sterling, was targeted by a series of DMCA notices that sought to kill their channel. Here’s how to stop future cases like this one. Gaming YouTuber Targeted by Strategic DMCA Notices — Plagiarism Today Video link … Continue reading

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YouTube Testing Copyright Checks During Upload — Plagiarism Today

YouTube is trying out a new tool that lets users check for copyright issues when uploading their video. Will it help avoid Content ID surprises down the road? YouTube Testing Copyright Checks During Upload — Plagiarism Today

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NFTs and Copyright — Plagiarism Today

If you’ve spent much time online these past few days or weeks, it’s very likely you’ve at least seen the initials NFT. The most likely reason is in context to a series of high-profile NFT sales that have taken place … Continue reading

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If I Ever Write a Book, Going the Self-Published Route – February 28, 2021

I haven’t decided if I will ever publish a book, but if I do it will be self-published. I am not a fan of traditional publishers. They keep too much money and have too much control. I read an article … Continue reading

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Contract, not copyright — The Legal Genealogist

Different laws, different rules If there’s any question that has readers more confused than the “why can’t I use this item from that website” question, The Legal Genealogist doesn’t know what it might be. It’s a question that comes in … Continue reading

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