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One Must Ask Permission...

Ever hear anyone say that they can publish something without permission because it was on the internet, and the internet is "public domain"? Ever hear such nonsense from the mouth of an "editor"?

Do you want to?

This is a case of poor behavior from the outset, and an even more distasteful series of responses after the fact. I've been reading a lot about plagiarism on the net these day; this anecdote, given the circumstances that it's an actual editor spouting this fallacious drivel, gives more than a little credence to some of these stories...

1 comment:

Milo James Fowler said...

Here's the Washington Post's HILARIOUS take on it:
Cooks Source Editor Response