‘Academic fraud’ filtering hopes to crack down on plagiarism

Bitikofer continued: “While I certainly can’t prevent students from using other computers away from school [to access term paper sites], I still don’t want to make it easy for them to stumble—whether intentionally or not—into paper-writing sites using our own network. So I was excited to see OpenDNS add an ‘academic fraud’ category to black-list sites that are obviously designed for unethical purposes only.”



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