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Rip Off

Link number two is a complete rip-off of my article (that got featured on tuxmachines) a while back.

It's all the same stuff, worded the same, just in a different position.

Real article:
http://linuxowns.wordpress.com/2009/04/28/fixing-some-ubuntu-904-annoyances/

re: Rip Off

According to Stallman, it's all about Freedom, so relax, it's not plagiarism, it's just "sharing".

re: rip off

well, I knew there wasn't anything new there.

oh man, you'd be surprised (or maybe not) how many blogs are ripping others off. About 20% of the links I check out in a day sound tooo familiar. If I google some of the text, many times I'll find it.

And a lot of sites recycle articles, just give them a new title. Heck forbes ran one today that sounded like a killer until I realized it was a recycle from bmighty that was a recycle from computerworld.

it's a lot of work just running an aggregator site. Big Grin

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