A quick question...

Discussion in 'Support' started by JCD, Mar 27, 2007.

  1. JCD

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    Wouldn't it be illegal for a member of this site to copy a review (or several for that matter) from Gamespot and post it in it's entirety, with no changes and no credit to the author as a member review?
     
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  2. LinksOcarina

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    Thats techniclly plagiarism, so yes.
     
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  3. JCD

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    I thought as much. But now I'm not sure what to do. This is going on and I don't want to be an ass and reveal exactly who is doing it, but I still cannot allow it to continue...
     
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  4. maca2kx

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    Report it to the GMs by PM and let them take care of it.

    Sam
     
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  5. JCD

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    I wouldn't dream of publicly posting it. I suppose informing the GMs is the morally correct thing to do.
     
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    Just say who it is. If they are doing something wrong, let the world know and let the punk get what's coming to him.
     
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  7. Tyrranis

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    Why not? Publicly posting the fact that bramon has been illegally copying Gamespot reviews isn't that bad, is it?
     
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  8. used44

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    ^ I see what you did there.
     
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  9. JCD

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    So do I. It's subtle, but it works.
     
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  10. dUKE

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    plagiarism is definitely not ok.

    it is copyright infringement, and we would comply with any subpoena to help discover the real identity of the person engaged in illegal activity.
     
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  11. used44

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    ^ Narc! :p
     
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