Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

Plagiarism and the Creative Commons license

Everything I publish here is covered under the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial license. Basically this means anyone is free to use it, share it, or adapt it as they like, as long as they credit me for the original work and don’t use it commercially.

I bring this up because I had a plagiarism issue arise recently, for the first time in almost two years of blogging here.

A reader notified me in the comments of one of my Ubuntu how-to tutorials that he believed someone had “ripped me off.” I followed the link and found an article in a forum that was clearly my work with a little bit of rewording and some spelling errors added. Same structure, same paragraph breaks, same sentence sequence, and the code sections were letter-for-letter identical.

Rest Here




More in Tux Machines

This Custom Android-x86 Build Puts Android 7.1.1 on Your PC, with Linux 4.11 RC7

GNU/Linux developer Arne Exton was happy to announce the release of a new build of his custom built Android-x86 project that lets uses runs the latest Android mobile operating system on their personal computers. Read more

Clear Linux Announces Intel Clear Containers 2.1.6 with Docker 17.04.0 Support

Clear Linux's Kent Helm was proud to announce the release and general availability of Intel Clear Containers 2.1.6, a maintenace update that promises to improve compatibility with recent Docker releases, but also adds various bug fixes. Read more

Nantes Métropole releases open source tool for LibreOffice transition

The French city of Nantes (Nantes Métropole) has released an open source tool used to schedule its migration to LibreOffice. The shift from commercial software to the free and open source LibreOffice productivity suite started in 2013 and is intended to save the administration EUR 260 000 per year. The transition was finalised in April 2016. Read more

Today in Techrights