[pmwiki-users] Plagiarism detection

Peter Kay pkay42 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 28 16:58:37 CDT 2017

There might also be a way to put "If this text was not located on
mysite.com, it was plagerized" text into your main text but hide it
somehow with CSS.  You'd want something that screen readers would
skip, visual readers would skip, but copy-paste would capture.  Then
you could do Google searches for your specific phrase - might help

That's a tough problem.


On Wed, Jun 28, 2017 at 3:30 PM, Sandy <sandy at onebit.ca> wrote:
> Another option is to put "plagiarized" notes in the body of the text, low
> enough down that those who just skim the first bit before stealing won't see
> it.
> It won't stop those who actually read the material, but might help against
> the lazy ones.
> Sandy
> On 2017-06-27 11:27 PM, David Bruce Murray wrote:
>> Are you aware of any existing software I could use to:
>> 1. index my entire pmwiki domain, and then
>> 2. search the web for instances of plagiarism?
>> I operate a history wiki with hundreds of articles. From time to time, I
>> see some of them copied almost verbatim to Wikipedia and other sites as
>> well occasionally. This is despite my notice posted on every page of my
>> site asking that our work not be copied without permission and never to
>> Wikipedia.
>> Obviously, I don't have time to copy and paste text into a plagiarism
>> detection tool from each article manually. The only tool I've found so
>> far that claims to do this is a "batch site checker" at plagspotter.com.
>> Sadly, it doesn't function at the moment.
>> Thank you,
>> David Bruce Murray
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