[Foundation-l] Copies of Wikipedia's articles found on Knol

Stephen Bain stephen.bain at gmail.com
Mon Jul 28 09:07:40 UTC 2008

On Mon, Jul 28, 2008 at 5:52 PM, Nicolas Guérin
<nguerin.zurich at gmail.com> wrote:
> After a fast research (about 20 minutes) on Knol, i found several copies
> from Wikipedia's articles:

There are heaps of these already. On some knols you can see a "similar
content on the web" pane on the right which is a good giveaway that it
was copied; this knol is apparently a 72% match to the Wikipedia
article it was copied from:


Another giveaway is edit links appearing throughout the text.

Stephen Bain
stephen.bain at gmail.com

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