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Students sue over anti-cheating

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Date: Mar 29, 2007 - 05:47 PM
The Washington Post has some insight into students suing the Turnitin system.

Apparently, Turnitin's violating their copyright on their own homework, and coming up with false positives.

According to the lawsuit, each of the students obtained a copyright registration for papers they submitted to Turnitin. The lawsuit filed against Turnitin's parent company, iParadigms LLC, seeks $150,000 for each of six papers written by the students.

One of the McLean High plaintiffs wrote a paper titled "What Lies Beyond the Horizon." It was submitted to Turnitin with instructions that it not be archived, but it was, the lawsuit says.

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