[pp.int.general] Plagiarism is bad because it infringes copyright????
roemeth at gmail.com
Thu Mar 3 12:55:47 CET 2011
I only took a glimpse at your article, but you do know that the thesis
is online and that there is a wiki dedicated to finding how much of the
thesis is actually plagiarized, right?
On 03.03.11 06:14, Daniel Mietchen wrote:
> My post is at
> Your quote, by the way, was not contained in the Guardian link you provided.
> On Wed, Mar 2, 2011 at 9:01 PM, Daniel Mietchen
> <daniel.mietchen at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Mar 2, 2011 at 6:21 PM, Richard Stallman<rms at gnu.org> wrote:
>>> While she stopped short of calling for his resignation, she said:
>>> "Intellectual theft is not a small thing. The protection of intellectual
>>> property is a higher good."
>>> She claims that each of a dozen unrelated laws is a "higher good" that
>>> ustifies trampling most people's freedom and interests.
>>> Is someone from the German pirate party reading this? Would it like
>>> to use this to attack her and the concept of "intellectual property"?
>> I am working on a blog post that shall emphasize that this kind of
>> plagiarism is bad because it violates social norms in academia, not
>> primarily because it (also) violates copyright. Further pointers in
>> this direction welcome.
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