Posts Tagged ‘plagiarism’

Circus Capers

March 30, 2019

“Circus Capers,” directed by Harry Bailey and John Foster, an “Aesop’s Fable” cartoon by Van Beuren Studio, 1930. Music by Ted Fio Rito. Featuring Milton Mouse & Rita Mouse, remarkably similar to Mickey and Minnie. Disney successfully sued Van Beuren for infringement.

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Ask Not What Melania Trump Can Do For You ….

July 20, 2016

Melania Trump (Laura Benanti) takes Stephen Colbert’s Late Show podium to explain that she did not plagiarize Michelle Obama’s speech.

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Perfect Plagiarism Business Model

September 9, 2011

Perfect Plagiarism Business Model

iParadigms LLC is known for its anti-plagiarism software, but it has cribbed its business model from arms dealers. In the war against classroom plagiarism, iParadigms sells ammunition to both sides, teachers and students.

The firm sells educational institutions TurnItIn plagiarism-detection software, a product which checks college and high school essays and term papers against a vast database of student papers to find suspicious duplication. iParadigms also sells college students  WriteCheck software to help them disguise their plagiarised pages. WriteCheck keeps the names of its student customers confidential. Profits, perfected.

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“Plagiarism Betrayal?” Elizabeth Murphy, InsideHigherEd.com

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