Thursday, January 05, 2006

Copyright Clearance

Read today that an IIM-B prof had to resign because he was caught plagiarising. What a shame that!

Plagiarism, whether it is shrouded in the cocky expression of "inspiration" or smart-alecky "translation", is plain and simple copying aka cheating. First of all, it shows a lack of respect that the plagiariser has for the author and secondly, it shows the absolute ineptitude of the copier.

Perhaps all of us bloggers should safeguard ourselves through some copyright clearing agency such as this


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