plagscan stolen inventions
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


Feature 8 Changes
We strive to improve our report everyday: That’s why we are excited to introduce you to 4 new features, which improve your plagiarism report significantly. Feature 1: You only have an access view of a shared report and want to edit it? Now it is possible. In a blog post earlier this… Read More »

4 New Features for the PlagScan Report



Desperate Student
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


What is Open Access? Open Access allows universal and free accessibility of all kinds of published information on the web. The concept was first introduced by the Budapest Open Access Initiative in February 2002. The initiative defined the concept of open access as follows: “The literature that should be freely… Read More »

Open Access Fosters Education and Global Collaboration



Incarnate Bleach
    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.


leselauf front
Run & Ride for Reading eV organized the 7th annual “Leselauf,” (Read run) a charity run to support literacy and education for children and young adults in Cologne on Thursday, June  29. The “run” consisted of a cycling round of about 18 kilometers from the Sportpark Müngersdorf to the Cologne Cathedral and… Read More »

PlagScan Runs for Literacy!



Plagiarism can be found in different forms and industries. Recently we have published an article about plagiarism in video games. This time, we have collected the most prominent cases where plagiarism was present in the movie industry. Rear Window (1954) vs. Disturbia (2007) The US thriller “Disturbia” is a reinterpretation… Read More »

Plagiarism in the movie industry


Coming up with inspirational and persuading speeches is a great challenge for public figures like politicians. Eloquent communication is a big deal for politicians, who need to keep up with great speakers like Martin Luther King Jr, Margaret Thatcher or John F. Kennedy. Sometimes, it seems easier to take parts from… Read More »

The Most Recent Cases of Plagiarism in Politics



PlagScan has been seeing a surge in South America within the last couple months – particularly in Peru. This surge is not only recognizable from our customers’ side, but also in an increased usage of our software among universities, schools and businesses. Take a look at the following video illustrating… Read More »

PlagScan Enjoys an Increased User Base in South America


new-feature-user group-profile
We are excited to introduce you our brand-new feature for Administrators of Organizations: user group with profiles If you have different categories of users within your organization (think student and teacher roles for example) you will love this feature: Now you can assign each group a profile to specify their… Read More »

New feature: User Groups with Profiles