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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. .

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).

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3 Count: Hey Mickey!

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Have any suggestions for the 3 Count? Let me know via Twitter @plagiarismtoday. 1: How Toni Basil Got the Rights to ‘Mickey’ Back.

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.

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.

The Duke University Commencement Plagiarism Scandal

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On May 8, 2022, Duke University held its commencement ceremony, which included an address by graduating student Priya Parkash. . In that speech, she likened Duke University to its own country and said that she has been embracing her “Duke citizenship” over the past four years.

How to ACTUALLY Avoid Plagiarism

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If you’re a student, budding journalist or just someone taking up writing, you definitely do not want to become known as a plagiarist. In schools, plagiarism carries with it severe penalties, including potential expulsion.

Some Final Thoughts on the Jumi Bello Case

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Last week was, undoubtedly, the craziest week I’ve had in the history of this site. For those who missed it, author Jumi Bello published an essay with the goal of explaining why her upcoming book was cancelled for plagiarism.

3 Count: AI Challenges

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Have any suggestions for the 3 Count? Let me know via Twitter @plagiarismtoday. 1: Watch Tower’s DMCA Warfare Collapses After Big Guns Defend Apostate.

How to Defeat an AI-Powered DMCA Scam

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On April 13, Ben Dickson at The Next Web received an email from a lawyer with the name Nicole Palmer with the subject “DMCA Copyright Infringement Notice”. The letter was courteous and said that Dickson had used an image without permission.

Meta Faces Class Action Lawsuit Over Counterfeit Ads

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On April 22, artist JL Cook filed a class action lawsuit against Facebook owner Meta , alleging that the company is failing to take adequate steps to prevent counterfeit ads from appearing on its site. Cook is an artist who sells sculptures of snakes on her site Snakearts.com.

Dreamstime Launches LicenseGuard to Track Copyright Infringements

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When it comes to copyright, the photography space has been especially fraught with litigation and legal threats over the past decade plus. Getty Images, along with several other stock photography companies, engaged in a massive copyright campaign that began in the 2000s.

3 Count: Extra Element

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Have any suggestions for the 3 Count? Let me know via Twitter @plagiarismtoday. 1: GPL Legal Battle: Vizio Told by Judge it Will Have to Answer Breach-of-Contract Claims.

NBC Reporter Accused of Plagiarism in 11 Articles

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Yesterday, NBC News published a note to their readers that said they had detected 11 articles written by one of their reporters that “did not meet our standards for original material.” .

Preu’s President Accused of Plagiarism in Thesis

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Peru’s President Pedro Castillo Terrones is facing allegations that he plagiarized over half of his master’s thesis , which he earned from César Vallejo University over a decade ago. The allegations come from the TV show Panorama, which aired a report about the Thesis.

3 Count: Plagiarism Again

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Have any suggestions for the 3 Count? Let me know via Twitter @plagiarismtoday. 1: Sen. Josh Hawley’s Move to Strip Disney’s Copyrights Called ‘Blatantly Unconstitutional’.

The Not-Quite-So Legal Future for Web Scraping

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hiQ Labs Logo (PRNewsFoto/hiQ Labs). Web scraping has been one of the longest-running themes on this site, with the first articles about it going live as far back as 2006. . The truth is that web scraping has always been controversial, but equally fraught legally.

The Lawsuit that Set Star Wars Against Battlestar Galactica

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The late seventies were an amazing time for fans of action science fiction. In 1977, the first Star Wars film was released, kicking off a massive franchise that would last all the way to today. Quite simply, it took the country by storm and became a cultural phenomenon , seemingly out of nowhere.

Professor Sues Cheating Student for Copyright Infringement

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Yesterday, a report by Scott Schwebke at the Orange Country Register highlighted a lawsuit filed by Chapman University processor David Berkovitz, who has filed a lawsuit against a John Doe student that he accuses of posting questions from his exam online.

The Impact of Russia Legalizing Piracy

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Earlier this month, the Russian government began taking steps to broadly legalize the piracy of all content from countries that were sanctioning it. This movie initially began with patents and business software, but has been reportedly expanded to include all types of copyright-protected content.

Crypto Group Buys Dune Book, Confuses it for Buying the Rights

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On Saturday, the crypto Group Spice DAO took to Twitter to explains their plans for one of their non-crypto acquisitions. Last year, the group spent €2.66 million ($3 million) acquiring a physical copy of the book Jodorowsky’s Dune.

Etsy Launches New IP Portal

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Earlier this month, the ecommerce site Etsy announced that they are launching a new intellectual property portal that they hope will make it easier for brands, creators and other rightsholders to report listings that are infringing on their rights. The portal itself is fairly basic.

3 Count: DRM Destruction

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Have any suggestions for the 3 Count? Let me know via Twitter @plagiarismtoday. 1: Xbox’s Online DRM Under Fire as Some Users left Unable to Play Games for 4th Day.

Is Your Website Published or Unpublished?

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The case of Furnituredealer.net (FDN) versus Amazon and Coaster Company of America (CCA) is a fairly pedestrian one. . It deals with whether Amazon and/or CCA infringed FDN’s copyrights by scraping descriptions from their website for use as part of Amazon’s product listings.

3 Count: Bottom Start

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Have any suggestions for the 3 Count? Let me know via Twitter @plagiarismtoday. 1: Drake Dropped From Copyright Suit Over Chris Brown Collab “No Guidance,” Judge Makes “Started From the Bottom” Joke.

DeivanArt Expanding System for Detecting Copied Images

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DeviantArt has announced that it is expanding its DeviantArt Protect service , making it available to all artists, not just those that use DeviantArt to share their work.

3 Count: 32 Percent Increase

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Have any suggestions for the 3 Count? Let me know via Twitter @plagiarismtoday. 1: Copyright Royalty Board Asked to Approve 32% Increase on Mechanical Royalties for Physical Products, Downloads.

What Winnie-the-Pooh Lapsing into the Public Domain Really Means

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On January 1, 2022, works that were first published in the year 1926 lapsed into the public domain. Though the list of works that includes is long, some bigger names include Ernest Hemingway’s The Sun Also Rises and Dorothy Parker’s Enough Rope.

Plagiarism as a Social Norm

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Why is it acceptable for a celebrity to use a ghostwriter when creating their autobiography, but not acceptable when a fiction novelist does the same? .

The War Over the Future of WHOIS

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For over 20 years, the WHOIS system remained one of the key pieces of internet architecture. As a way to help identify the people behind domains and websites, it was widely used by everything from spammers to journalists and law enforcement agencies.

3 Count: Not Very Private

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Have any suggestions for the 3 Count? Let me know via Twitter @plagiarismtoday. 1: India Orders VPN Providers to Log and Hand Over Customer Data.

3 Count: Extrinsic vs. Intrinsic

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Have any suggestions for the 3 Count? Let me know via Twitter @plagiarismtoday. 1: Supreme Court Leaves in Place Circuit Split Regarding Approach for Assessing Substantial Similarity in Copyrighted Works.

The Plagiarism Controversy at the Venice Biennale

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The Venice Biennale, also known as the Art Biennale, is a biennial art exhibition that focuses on contemporary art and is famous for having countries all over the world present national pavilions.

When the Editor is the Plagiarist

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Last week, Retraction Watch published a guest post by Steve Haake , a professor of sports engineering at Sheffield Hallam University in the UK. In it, he tells the story of a retraction that was literally more than a decade in the making.

One Teacher’s Approach to Stopping Plagiarism

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Shelby Scoffield , a high school English teacher from Mountain House, California, is like many others in that she struggles to enforce academic integrity standards in her classroom. According to her, these problems became worse during the pandemic due to the rise of distance learning.

3 Count: 10,000 Hours

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Have any suggestions for the 3 Count? Let me know via Twitter @plagiarismtoday. 1: Dan + Shay, Justin Bieber Sued for ‘10,000 Hours’ Copyright Infringement.

3 Count: Polish Rejection

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Have any suggestions for the 3 Count? Let me know via Twitter @plagiarismtoday. 1: Top EU Court Rejects Polish Complaint Over Copyright Law.

3 Count: Clubbed Penguin

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Have any suggestions for the 3 Count? Let me know via Twitter @plagiarismtoday. 1: Three Arrests Over Unofficial Club Penguin Site.

3 Count: Can’t Help Appealing

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Have any suggestions for the 3 Count? Let me know via Twitter @plagiarismtoday. 1: Songwriter’s Heirs Can’t Reclaim Rights to Elvis Hit, Judge Rules.

3 Count: Blocking USA

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Have any suggestions for the 3 Count? Let me know via Twitter @plagiarismtoday. 1: New York Piracy Ruling May Set Precedent for Web-Blocking.