Plagiarism

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Plagiarism is the “wrongful appropriation” and “stealing and publication” of another author’s “language, thoughts, ideas, or expressions” and the representation of them as one’s own original work. (via Wiki)

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The act of appropriating the literary composition of another author, or excerpts, ideas, or passages therefrom, and passing the material off as one’s own creation.

Plagiarism is theft of another person’s writings or ideas. Generally, it occurs when someone steals expressions from another author’s composition and makes them appear to be his own work.

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It has come to our attention mainly I, TheDarkestFallingStar, that several members of our – the fandom – community, including our very own Kittyinaz and BertieBott that someone has taken their work and claimed it as their own.

No matter it be a book, fanfiction, an image or even certain style, it is wrong. An Author, Artist and so on have put their soul into…

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