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Photo by Sebastian Pichler on Unsplash This week, we would like to tackle the difference between plagiarism and copyright infringement. Those two terms are closely related, however, remain different in certain aspects.  What are copyright and copyright infringement?   According to the Oxford dictionary, the definition of copyright is “the exclusive and assignable… Read More »

Plagiarism versus Copyright Infringement




  What is Didacta? The world’s largest education fair, Didacta – usually held in Germany – expands to Italy. The fair’s committee chose one of the oldest and most beautiful cities in Italy, Florence. Didacta Fierra will host more than 80 workshops as well as numerous seminars and activities around the… Read More »

PlagScan Goes to Didacta Italy – Firenze


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  The current state It appears that today in spite of the fact that e-education has had a noteworthy influence on education generally, still outdated education methods still prevail. Higher schooling is still under heavy criticism for absurdly high tuition charges and rising unemployment rates, which reveals deprived development in… Read More »

Impact of Digitization and the way we Learn



Even though PlagScan’s new sales intern Diana Horvath Vargas grew up in a small village outside of Cologne, her sense of internationality is quite vast. Diana is half Venezuelan, half German. She currently studies international business and management studies at the Fontys Venlo University in the Netherlands. She chose to… Read More »

New Trilingual Intern Joins PlagScan’s Sales Team




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As we have mentioned in several articles so far, plagiarism can be found in different forms and industries, even in video games. This time, we have collected the most prominent cases where inventions were stolen throughout history: The Telephone Alexander Graham Bell got his patent back in year 1876 and… Read More »

Stolen Inventions Throughout History


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Where do essay mills come from? Academic Fraud has not just emerged as an issue of the digital age. The concept of essay mills (also called term paper mills) and ghostwriters has been around since the nineteenth century. Student organizations such as fraternities stored academic work in “file banks” and… Read More »

Essay Mills and Their Impact on Education



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    Photo by Aliis Sinisalu on Unsplash   In our series about  Plagiarism in various industries, we previously wrote  on plagiarism in films and video games. This time, it will be about Plagiarism in literature and comics: as some of you are finally enjoying a good book during vacation to cope with… Read More »

4 cases of plagiarism in literature and comics.