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How are the First Copyright Claims Board Cases Ending?

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The Copyright Claims Board (CCB) is the new copyright small-claims court that was introduced in the CASE Act, which as passed in December 2020. The court itself has been open since June of this year and, as of this writing, some 151 cases have been filed with it.

How to Paraphrase Correctly

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Paraphrasing is an important skill for any writer to have. Simply put, it is the means through with which authors convey information that they learned from outside sources in their own words. . Simply put, all writers, in particular non-fiction writers, need to be able to do this.

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The Battle Lines Over AI Art

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Last month, artist Jason Allen won the Colorado State Fair’s art competition with a piece entitled Théâtre D’opéra Spatial. However, it was quickly discovered that the piece was not created by Allen directly, but was the product of an artificial intelligence (AI) platform Midjourney.

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RightsClick Offers Simplified Copyright Management

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For independent creators, every hour spent working on one’s copyright is an hour not spent on creating new work or running their business. As such, many creators either neglect their work’s copyright protection or pay someone else to handle it, often at great cost.

IPO Diversity in Innovation Toolkit

Women and diverse employees have the technical skill and knowledge, yet their contributions are not patented at the same rate as those of their male counterparts.This toolkit can help organizations move the needle on achieving gender parity in innovation.

A Frustrating Pagan Plagiarism Scandal

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Earlier this month, Pagan author Mat Auryn took to Twitter to highlight what he said was a very clear case of verbatim plagiarism of his work.

How Romania’s Prime Minister was “Cleared” of Plagiarism

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In January 2022, just months after taking the role of Prime Minister in Romania, Nicolae Ciuc? faced a significant plagiarism scandal. According to reporter Emilia ?ercan ercan (link in Romanian), some 42 pages of Ciuc?’s

YouTube Aims to Simplify Music Licensing

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Yesterday, at YouTube’s Made on YouTube live event, YouTube announced some major changes, including a push to monetize shorts and a revamping of the Partner Program. . However, perhaps the most significant change is happening on the copyright side of things.

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Paramount Files Case with the Copyright Claims Board

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1A few weeks ago, we took a look at the first 100 cases filed with the Copyright Claims Board (CCB), the recently launched copyright small claims court in the United States. There, we noticed several patterns.

3 Count: Disney Defeat

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Have any suggestions for the 3 Count? Let me know via Twitter @plagiarismtoday. 1: Disney Loses Bid to Dismiss ‘Muppet Babies’ Reboot Copyright Suit.

3 Count: ACTing Fast

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Have any suggestions for the 3 Count? Let me know via Twitter @plagiarismtoday. 1: Appeals Court Sides With ACT in Court Battle Over Copyright.

The John Hughes Plagiarism Scandal

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On June 9th, Anna Katharine Verney at the Guardian Australia published a lengthy analysis of the John Hughes book The Dogs. The book was on the longlist for the Miles Franklin prize, widely considered to be the highest literary prize in Australia.

3 Count: Sunshine Place

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Have any suggestions for the 3 Count? Let me know via Twitter @plagiarismtoday. 1: Judge Denies Taylor Swift’s Last-Ditch Request to Spike ‘Shake It Off’ Copyright Lawsuit.

Plagiarism Today Plagiarized in a Plagiarism Atonement Essay

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Most mornings, right after I wake up, my morning tasks include gathering any copyright and/or plagiarism news stories that I can find on the internet. .

NFTs Were Never About Copyright

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An article by Adi Robertson at The Verge looks at a recent study by The Galaxy , which examines the top 25 most valuable NFT projects and examines what the buyer is obtaining in terms of copyright or other intellectual property rights. The answer is, quite simply, not much.

The Basics of Open Access

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If you’re a researcher looking to publish your first article, one of the biggest choices that you will likely be confronted with is the choice of publishing in your work Open Access or going with a traditional, closed access publisher. Both have their advantages and disadvantages.

5 Things Students Need to Know About Plagiarism in 2022

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1 As we discussed earlier this month , the 2022 school year is shaping up to be a very interesting one when it comes to plagiarism and other issues of academic integrity. For many, it will be the first “normal” year since the start of the pandemic in 2020.

4 Copyright Claims Board Cases to Watch

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As we’ve discussed recently, the Copyright Claims Board (CCB) is the new copyright small claims court that was introduced as part of the Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act (CASE Act) of 2020.

3 Count: Texas Chainsaw Lawsuit

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Have any suggestions for the 3 Count? Let me know via Twitter @plagiarismtoday. 1: The Texas Chainsaw Copyright Infringement? Bastrop County Business Sued by Film Copyright owner.

Academic Influence Releases Free Tool to Detect Ghostwriting

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Recently, the website Academic Influence, best known for its custom college ranking tool , released a free tool that it says can help instructors detect ghostwritten content.

My Concerns with the ‘Can’t Be Evil’ NFT Licenses

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Last month, a study published by The Galaxy examined the top 25 most valuable NFT projects and found that, despite many understanding that NFTs transferred either the copyright or the license in the original work, only 1 in 25 of those projects even attempted to do as such.

3 Count: Verisigned

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Have any suggestions for the 3 Count? Let me know via Twitter @plagiarismtoday. 1: Lawmakers Press Verisign To Join ‘Trusted Notifier’ Program And Take More Action To Combat Piracy.

The Challenge of Determining Podcast Plagiarism

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On July 26, journalist and author Jonathan M. Katz took to Twitter to call out the Chilluminati Podcast for allegedly plagiarizing from his book, Gangsters of Capitalism.

University Dean Cleared in Plagiarism Probe

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In October 2021, Andrew Azzopardi and a student he was mentoring, Andrew Camilleri, published a literature review entitled Risk and Protective Factors in Violent Youth Crime in the first edition of the journal Studies in Social Well-being. .

Using the Copyright Small Claims Board to Fight Essay Mills

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In December 2020, the United States government passed the Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act (CASE Act). The act, to put it simply, created the Copyright Small Claims Board (CCB), a “small claims court” to hear copyright infringement disputes.

3 Count: Banana for Scale

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Have any suggestions for the 3 Count? Let me know via Twitter @plagiarismtoday. 1: Comcast, Verizon, AT&T Settle Piracy Suits.

3 Count: Paparazzi Lawsuit

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Have any suggestions for the 3 Count? Let me know via Twitter @plagiarismtoday. 1: After Settling with Justin Bieber and Ariana Grande, Photographer Sues Miley Cyrus for Copyright Infringement.

One Month of the Copyright Claims Board

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It has been a just over a month since the Copyright Claims Board (CCB) first opened its doors and the first 70 cases in it have been filed. .

3 Count: Teaming Up

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Have any suggestions for the 3 Count? Let me know via Twitter @plagiarismtoday. 1: Filmmakers Sue AT&T to Block Pirate Sites & Disconnect Repeat Infringers.

Is it Dangerous to Use Free Stock Photo Websites?

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Disclaimer: I am not a lawyer, and nothing in this post is intended to function as legal advice. If you have specific questions to your situation, please consult an attorney. On the internet, there are a variety of free stock photography websites (both royalty free and free of cost).

The Growth of AI in Plagiarism Detection

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Earlier today, the Israeli-based plagiarism detection service Copyleaks announced a new $6 million round of funding to help them further develop their product.

Can We Reexamine the Role of Blockchain in Copyright Now?

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Back in January, the crypto group Spice DAO (decentralized autonomous organization) made headlines for spending approximately $3 million to acquire a physical copy of the book Jodorowsky’s Dune , a bible for a planned Dune move that would have been made in the 1970s. . The payment beyond excessive.

3 Count: Pulp Friction

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Have any suggestions for the 3 Count? Let me know via Twitter @plagiarismtoday. 1: Tarantino, Miramax settle copyright suit over ‘Pulp Fiction’ NFTs.

3 Count: Back in Black

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Have any suggestions for the 3 Count? Let me know via Twitter @plagiarismtoday. 1: Lofi Girl Disappeared from YouTube and Reignited Debate Over Bogus Copyright Claims.

Plagiarism and Academic Integrity in the 2022 School Year

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Depending on the school, the fall 2022 school year has either started, or is starting imminently. . For many, this school year is unusual, specifically because it’s so normal.

The Importance of Transparency in Research Integrity

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Earlier this week, the journal BMC Medicine announced that it will not retract a controversial 2013 paper authored by botanist Steven Newmaster. Instead, the journal has added a new editor’s note that says indicates “no further editorial action is needed at this point”. .

3 Count: Somewhat Less Lit

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Have any suggestions for the 3 Count? Let me know via Twitter @plagiarismtoday. 1: 11th Circuit Overturns $1.4 Million Award for Rapper in Copyright Battle.

3 Count: Subpeona Valve

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Have any suggestions for the 3 Count? Let me know via Twitter @plagiarismtoday. 1: How Did Two Unknown Latin Music Operators Make $23 Million From YouTube? The IRS Says They Stole It.

3 Count: The Search People

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Have any suggestions for the 3 Count? Let me know via Twitter @plagiarismtoday. 1: Microsoft Sues “Black Market” Software Distributor for TM and Copyright Infringement.

3 Count: Unlive PD

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Have any suggestions for the 3 Count? Let me know via Twitter @plagiarismtoday. 1: A&E Sues Reelz Over Alleged ‘Live PD’ Knockoff ‘On Patrol: Live’.