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Studying. Photo © Lidyanne Aquino, via creative commons and flickr

Open-license systems still require creators be credited

An acquaintance who works at a B.C. college tells me she has caught students boldly copying and claiming other people’s work as their own. “If they just credited the sources, there’d be no problem,” she says. “But they don’t, and they don’t even recognize they’ve broken the law or the Read more →

Passport. Photo © J Aaron Farr

Misused passports open doors to the wrong kind of new lives

Their very name indicates admission or entrance. A passport—from the French passer la porte, or pass through a port—is a document that allows a person to pass from one country to another, from world to another, even from life to another. We’ve heard of two instances in the last month in Read more →