Posted 08 November 2007 - 09:19 AM
Since Star Ledger contacted DM regarding copyright, I thought this was a good time to ask how everyone (or anyone that is aware of) the Turnitin.com "service" felt about it. For the first time since I returned to college 3 years ago (yes I go part time) a professor has "requested" our research paper be submitted into this website. I say "requested" because if we don't submit it we fail the course.
The research I've done on this site says it not only violates the 1974 FERPA laws protecting students but it denies students' intellectual property rights.
This is a comment from essayfraud.org:
Determined cheaters and people who want to protect their copyrights can easily beat Turnitin (i.e., trick Turnitin, fool Turnitin, or cheat Turnitin) in a few simple steps, directly through Microsoft Word
Edited by LizDevil30, 08 November 2007 - 09:20 AM.
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