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Re: Help, a plateful of plagiarism

On Wed, Dec 1, 2010 at 10:53 PM, K and T Dykes <ktdykes@arcor.de> wrote:
> <<As I said, if the WP page is a rip-off, then Trevor's case is against WP:
> If it is not, but the text in the book is close enough to the WP version
> that it could be derived from WP, then Tervor is screwed.>>
> If I let one party (Wiki, although I wasn't actually asked) to borrow (or
> lightly adapt) my text, then I still don't see how that gives somebody else
> the right to take my text without asking my permission, as the copyright is
> mine and not Wiki's.

Wikipedia only accepts your stuff on the condition they can give it away freely.

> However, I suspect you're right about me still being screwed. ÂIt's strange
> to look for a possible Christmas present and then notice that you'd written
> it or, at least, the excerpt!

Andreas Johansson

Why can't you be a non-conformist just like everybody else?