Photo Gallery: The Web Takes On Plagiarism
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Photo Gallery: The Web Takes On Plagiarism

Open Season on Academic Copycats Web-Based Plagiarism Hunters Have Politicians Nervous

It started with Germany's defense minister. But once Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg lost his job, many of the researchers who uncovered his plagiarized dissertation have moved on to new targets. The activists prefer to remain anonymous, but their Wiki page has proven remarkably effective.