Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Plagiarism is Bad

So, there's a guy out there plagiarizing other developers' work.  Whitepapers, articles, etc.  Brent Ozar has had some work stolen by this guy.  Here's a link to Brent's blog post on Captain Lowlife, as I'll call him.  http://www.brentozar.com/archive/2010/03/plagiarism-inspiration-and-john-dunleavy/

I'm not using his name or his company name (which he is the owner of) because I don't want to help his search results, but I would suggest staying away from a company that uses other peoples' work in their blog.  Sounds like he might have a hard time doing the actual work himself.

UPDATE: I decided to post his name and company after all.  Might as well associate them with plagiarism.  His name is John Dunleavy, owner of SQLTech Consulting.

2 comments:

  1. Although, wouldn't it be fun if the first page of results on google for him or his company had plagiarism in the title?

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  2. Yeah. Maybe it's time for an update to help that.

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