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I admit I felt flattered the first time someone plagiarized my work online. It was oddly empowering to know someone liked my writing enough to steal it. Of course, I then smacked the offending party down hard and fast, because as a freelance writer, my writing is my livelihood. Duplicating my content steals my hard work and damages my search engine rankings.
Unfortunately, plagiarism is an ever-growing problem online. People seem to think if an article, image or photo is uploaded, it…Continue
The 2012 Olympics were important for female athletes everywhere. For the first time since, well, ever, every nation competing fielded at least one female athlete. Which was great. Of course, we also had Hairgate, where Twitter users got their collective panties in a bunch because Gabby Douglas was more concerned with winning two gold medals…Continue
Some small business owners have been slow to realize many of the practices they were schooled on by the past generation are no longer viable in the age of the Internet. Often the difference between making it and breaking it as an independent business is by employing lean modern methods to limit the needless overhead that can drag you…Continue
The hacker collective Anonymous has long been a supporter of WikiLeaks, due to their mutual goal to unearth government secrecy. But that relationship seems to be fading away. Due to the obvious anonymity of Anonymous, few details are available, but Tweets like, “We...withdraw out support (of WikiLeaks)” point to a break-up.
The recent disagreement between…Continue