Sunday, August 9, 2015

It's so easy to plagiarise

It's so easy to plagiarise - and you might not even know it.

Sure - copying another person's words is the most obvious plagiarism, and we have remedies for that. Copy/paste the sentence into Google and - busted!

But when you see a piece of art that really captures your imagination, and you produce your own version? Probably plagiarism. Sure the line between being inspired and plagiarising is a little fine, but as with the photos below - no creative addition means plagiarism.

This was the ad agency for the AFL, and the AFL acted swiftly, decisively and ethically in dealing with the problem.

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