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A.V. Club’s AI Reporter Plagiarized IMDb

Plagiarism Today

A report by Futurism points out plagiarism by A.V. Club's AI reporter. Club’s AI Reporter Plagiarized IMDb appeared first on Plagiarism Today. Here's why it matters, even if the company doesn't seem to care. The post A.V.

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7 Takeaways from YouTube’s Copyright Transparency Report

Plagiarism Today

Yesterday, YouTube published its first every Copyright Transparency Report. With that step, it follows in the footsteps of Google , Facebook , Reddit and other major industry players in publishing such a report. However, YouTube’s first report comes out in a very different context than the others. 1: The Sheer Volume.

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The Complicated Ethics of Reporting Plagiarism

Plagiarism Today

Given that the essay was deeply personal, u/jhhn was extremely angry and, after gathering up all the relevant evidence, reported the plagiarism to the school. However, that same pressure also pushes many professors and instructors to not report plagiarism that they detect. However, the solution isn’t to avoid reporting plagiarism.

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WIPO Report Highlights Importance of Patenting to Improve Tech Capabilities

IP Watchdog

While WIPO’s report underscores the highly concentrated nature of the global innovation economy, it also highlights several countries that have seen significant improvements in their own technological diversification during the study period.

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NBC Reporter Accused of Plagiarism in 11 Articles

Plagiarism Today

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.” . Though NBC didn’t directly share the name of the reporter at issue, it also didn’t hide it. It also appears that NBC parted ways with Finn quickly.

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Reddit Reports Surge in Copyright-Related User Bans

TorrentFreak

A few hours ago, the company released its latest transparency report detailing the actions it took in the second half of 2023. Reddit reports that rightsholders flagged 779,628 items between July and December, an 18% decrease compared to the first half of the year. During the second half of the year, this upward trend reversed.

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GOA report details how USPTO must to more to identify trademark fraud risks and implement technologies for identifying fraud

Erik K Pelton

The report, which was sent to the judiciary committees of the House and Senate, as well as the Secretary Commerce, notes that the GAO recommends “improving USPTO’s fraud risk management to help address the problem” of registrations that “may include false or inaccurate claims and could be fraudulent.”

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