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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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