Re: Tools: Tracking down copyright violations

Subject: Re: Tools: Tracking down copyright violations
From: "Collin Turner" <straylightsghost -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "Janet Swisher" <jmswisher -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 19 May 2008 13:16:44 -0600

That's why it's always a good plan to watermark the piece. Metadata, ect.
Sure, they can strip it, but they'd Really have to know it's there. 8 out of
10 they're not going to go to the trouble of stripping metadata out.

-Collin
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On Mon, May 19, 2008 at 10:53 AM, Janet Swisher <jmswisher -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:

> On Sat, May 17, 2008 at 8:20 AM, Kelly Smith <redheadedquilter -at- gmail -dot- com>
> wrote:
>
> > Several years ago I wrote an essay and published it to the web. Some
> > time later someone let me know that it had been translated into German
> > and reposted without my knowledge or consent.
> >
> > I suppose this tool will only find copies that are in the original
> > language? (Since I don't have a German version to test it with.
>
>
> I knew someone whose academic computer science article was plagiarized and
> posted to the web by someone in South Korea. It was still in English, but
> had been "brokenized" so that it read like it had been written by a
> non-native speaker -- taking out the articles and helping verbs, for
> example. I wonder if this service would have flagged that case.
>
>
>
> > > From: Geoff Hart <ghart -at- videotron -dot- ca>
> > > Just came across a fascinating service that most editors and writers
> > > will be interested in: "CopyScape" (http://www.copyscape.com/). It's
> > > a service that lets you enter the URL of any page containing your
> > > intellectual property and search the Web to find out if anyone else
> > > has republished it, with or without attribution.
> >
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Re: Tools: Tracking down copyright violations: From: Kelly Smith
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