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3 Tips for Choosing Plagiarism-Resistant Writing Topics

3 Tips for Choosing Plagiarism-Resistant Writing Topics

Not About MeBack in 2011, we took a look at various writing techniques that can be used to deter or discourage plagiarists.

For the most part, the techniques were straightforward and involved making the work more difficult to plagiarize or less appealing for someone to try and lift.

But while the words on the screen are definitely important to reducing plagiarism, if having your work misused is a serious concern, the time to think about how to reduce plagiarism is before putting the first words down, while you’re still developing the idea and topics you want to write about.

Simply put, some topics are more likely to be plagiarized than others. However, if you choose your topics well, you can not only avoid having your work ripped off, but you can create unique, original and informative work that will remain unique for a long time to come.

With that in mind, here are some tips to help you choose topics that will help you keep the plagiarists and other infringers at bay.Continue Reading

Copyright, Plagiarism and Online Dating

Copyright, Plagiarism and Online Dating

While online dating certainly has its share of perils, one of the lesser-known is the copyright and plagiarism hazards that abound when looking for love.Continue Reading

Reddit Bans Plagiarist Site, Exposes Future of Spam

Reddit Bans Plagiarist Site, Exposes Future of Spam

The recent banning of Gaoom by a key subreddit did a lot more than expose a plagiarist site, it exposed the future of spam on the Web.Continue Reading

3 Count: Vimeo-no

3 Count: Vimeo-no

Vimeo can’t dodge many record labels’ copyright claims, Spain to pass tough new anti-piracy law and Internet Archive plagued by spammers.Continue Reading

What to Do When Your Content Appears on a Compromised Site

What to Do When Your Content Appears on a Compromised Site

Anyone who has had their site hacked knows how miserable it is. But imagine if you were also shut down for copyright infringement you didn’t commit.Continue Reading

Review: ScrapeShield by Cloudflare

Review: ScrapeShield by Cloudflare

Earlier this year, CloudFlare introduces Scrapeshield, a tool to track scraping, but how well does it work? It depends on what you’re trying to do.Continue Reading

3 Count: Making Peace

3 Count: Making Peace

Google and Belgian newspapers make peace, NZBMatrix shuts down after a mammoth DMCA notice and who are the people behind spam photos?Continue Reading

What is Spam in 2013?

What is Spam in 2013?

With ten years since the CANSPAM act, we need to reevalue what the word spam means and how it’s changed in the past decade.Continue Reading

3 Count: Patently Uninfringing

3 Count: Patently Uninfringing

Google trumps Oracle in patent dispute, Greenpeace parody site gets pulled down and Amazon seeks to fight Kindle spam. Continue Reading

How to Ensure Email Delivery of Important Notices

How to Ensure Email Delivery of Important Notices

Though you can’t guarantee your email will always get there, you can certainly maximize the chances, especially useful when sending critical notices.Continue Reading