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Plagiarism Is Not An Acceptable Art Form

Matt provides commentary on a very important topic.

A copy shop in Copenhagen, Denmark

photo courtesy of fengergold

Cut, copy, paste.

I logged on this morning to read through the news (I'm trying to make a bit more effort to get back here more often) and was running through the featured articles, when I saw it.  I was sure I was having a weird case of deja vú or something.  I ran off to my Twitter account to check a recently favorited article on Inman news.  My check only confirmed what I suspected.  Word for word plagiarism.  I'm still trying to wrestle with the idea of it.  No source attribution, no comment that it was borrowed from somewhere else, nothing.

I always thought it was more of a subtle problem - less of a copy word for word and more of a copy it concept for concept while rearranging a few things to make it seem like you wrote it yourself.

I don't want to seem too high on my horse about this, but seriously?  Without a single mention of who or where it came from?  Copying a news article takes two seconds, but so does adding a bit of attribution.

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If you are considering a Traditional or Short Sale of your home in Phoenix, Scottsdale or any location in Maricopa County Arizona, you owe it to yourself to talk with the BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty to determine whether Tony and Suzanne Marriott are the best real estate Brokers in the Phoenix and Scottsdale metropolitan area to help you with the Successful Sale of your home.

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