Thefts, Fraud and Lawsuits at the World’s Biggest NFT Marketplace

OpenSea, one of the highest-profile crypto start-ups, is facing a backlash over stolen and plagiarized nonfungible tokens.

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Concussions Doctor Under Scrutiny in Plagiarism Scandal

Paul McCrory helped write the bible of concussion treatment recommendations. But when he was accused of plagiarizing, many scientists took aim at his relationships to the sports leagues he advised.

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Who Owns a Recipe? A Plagiarism Claim Has Cookbook Authors Asking.

U.S. copyright law protects all kinds of creative material, but recipe creators are mostly powerless in an age and a business that are all about sharing.

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The ‘Plagiarism Hunter’ Terrorizing the German-Speaking World

Stefan Weber has ended careers, forced politicians from office, hounded scores of others and even created a thriving business in his quest to end literary theft.

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Snopes Retracts 60 Articles Plagiarized by Co-Founder: ‘Our Staff Are Gutted’

The fact-checking site has banned David Mikkelson, who owns half the company, from writing articles after a BuzzFeed News investigation prompted an internal review.

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‘Sermongate’ Prompts a Quandary: Should Pastors Borrow Words From One Another?

The new leader of the Southern Baptist Convention has delivered sermons containing passages from those of his predecessor, causing a furor.

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University of South Carolina President Resigns After Speech Blunders

Robert Caslen, a retired Army lieutenant general, was accused of failing to credit a lengthy passage in a commencement speech he delivered.

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My Joe Biden Story

In a career as a journalist, I had never encountered a politician like him.

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How Do I Deal With Cheating in the Age of Zoom?

The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on how to encourage honesty among students when exams are conducted online — and more.

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The Atlantic Says It Was Deceived by Writer Ruth Shalit Barrett

The writer, Ruth Shalit Barrett, had been a rising young political reporter in the 1990s before accusations of plagiarism derailed her career as an associate editor at The New Republic.

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Liar, Liar, Nation on Fire

I’m positive that Trump’s toxic.

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