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Submission + - Technical and Legal Hypothesis of Turnitin.com

Don'tTakeMyPaperPlease writes: I was excited when I read that some students were taking Turnitin.com to court regarding the company's use of the students' copyrighted papers. I've always felt that the service was quite possibly infringing on students' copyrights and we may finally find out if that is, legally, the case. Here is one theory of how the service operates based on Turnitin.com's assertions, and the resulting implications under copyright law.

Comment Re:Eat shit (Score 1) 132

omg...that ability to mingle with those similar to them sounds remarkably like...REAL LIFE. Choosing to interact with those different than you is just as easy if not easier on the Internet. I'd argue that it is both easier to NOT interact with different people as well as to CHOOSE to interact with different people, therefore negating your point.

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