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#1 marke


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Posted 02 September 2005 - 07:58 AM

I was recently doing a google search, looking for additional information on a topic and ended up on some pages that looked vaguely familiar. The reason for the familiarity was, that I wrote them!!
I find it interesting that this website has copyright and legal notices about copying material yet they do not seem to apply the same standards to others work, infact they seem to be claiming copyright on my work as they have not acknowledged the origin of the material!!
see http://www.myelectri...D=P040507103036 and http://www.myelectri...D=P040507102946
as examples.

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Posted 02 September 2005 - 05:06 PM

Are you going to do something about it?

Funny thing is, I saw that some time ago and thought it looked vaguely familiar, but failed to make the connection. Sorry.
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Posted 03 September 2005 - 04:15 AM

Well at least by you posting on myelectrical I have found this forum and website thanks for letting us know about this great site. Also I will not try to do anything wrong as I am new to computers and can barely turn it on. :cool:

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Posted 03 September 2005 - 05:24 AM

Hi Marke,

Though copying someone else materials is cheap, I honestly think that many people have benefitted fom your very clear and precise articles. You ought to be proud of yourself.

Kind regards.


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Posted 03 September 2005 - 10:10 AM

Dear Marke

I beleive what they had done can be described as explicit plagiarism
and I think the people of myelectrical.com must be informed by email
about this stealing.

Moreover, I consider this plagiarism as an abuse to the use of the internet.
The internet is serving the world but it is still fragile to different types
of abuse.



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Posted 05 September 2005 - 03:40 AM

I'm sure if they had taken the time to ask, you would have granted them permission to use the material.

Doing it in the manner they have is simply inexcuseable, although as indicated by Bob you have reason to be proud anyway.


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