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my Facebook stream has lately been filled with people copying and pasting 27bslash6 posts to their buzz feed clones.

i don't know, is them keeping the real names, such as david thorne in them without reference to the original fair use?

in academia this would be considered plagiarism i recon(but i may be wrong), while quoting the source wouldn't.

at the same time someone below said by the definition of the word it's not stealing because they don't take it away from you. but in a legal sense that statement might be incorrect since if they're getting more buzz they could be stealing the attribution. just like edison never really stole a light bulb, but he very well stole the fame of the light bulb.

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