No compassion for plagiarists

Nothing is sacred on the internet, not the words you write and publish in your blog nor the pictures you take and upload to Flickr. I’m talking about plagiarism: Plagiarism is the passing off of another person’s work as one’s own, whether deliberate or accidental. Accidental plagiarism is usually the…

Creative Commons has teeth

Regular listeners to Adam Curry’s Daily Source Code podcast will be familiar with the lawsuit Curry filed against a Dutch tabloid concerning family photos Curry had posted to Flickr under a Creative Commons license. The tabloid published some of these photos without permission in a story about Curry’s children. Curry’s…

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