Thursday, March 29, 2007

Anti-plagiarism database, copyright violation?

Seems plausible. They have made slavish copies of works (probably protected by copyright) likely without a license to do so and is using them for commercial services.

The obvious problem: do the cheaters have standing to sue for other's copyrights>
McLean Students Sue Anti-Cheating Service -

Two McLean High School students have launched a court challenge against a California company hired by their school to catch cheaters, claiming the anti-plagiarism service violates copyright laws.

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