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Stephen Downes

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This is pretty funny and pretty sad at the same time. Although plagiarism is something that seems to involve colleges and universities most of all, it is apparently rampant in the work world - after all, there are no professors to remember that the paragraph you used on page 5 was previously written in an obscure essay twenty years ago. But technology developed to detect plariarism is now being unrolled in the business and government communities, forcing, no doubt, many to reapproach how they write documents and reports.

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