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Rats in the Corn again, Paw!

September 13, 2010 News-ish, sql server 10 Comments
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Mladen Prajdic has posted an excellent recap of yesterday’s events: Plagiarism and second chances  Happily, all seems to have ended well. -J

I think we’ve already found our nominee for Cornhole of the Week, and it’s only Monday! 

Troops, meet our latest blatant plagarizer, “SQLDigs”, at SQLDigs.WordPress.com  Now, you know how Sean and friends and I feel about blog thieves, so I’d like to do my part in rallying the troops. 

Now, let’s not get into another vicious war. Let’s all send a nice comment (and I do mean nice, no flamethrowers!) to the nice plagarizer at SQLDigs.  And if you wouldn’t mind, mark down in the comments who he’s stolen from. So far I’ve seen material from Mladen Prajdic and Jonathan Kehayias, and I’ve barely started looking. 

Rally, kids, but don’t flame. 

Edit: Oh! And don’t forget Brent Ozar’s excllent article How to Take Action When Your Content is Plagiarized 

Edit #2: The proprietor of SQLDigs has marked his blog private. With any luck, he’ll continue to act properly, and I may have to find a new Cornhole of the Week! (Optimism, I haz it.) 

-Jen McCown 


Currently there are "10 comments" on this Article:

  1. Shawn says:

    I left comment on Mr. Kehayias stollen content.

  2. [...] This post was mentioned on Twitter by AndyLeonard, Stefan Bauer, Jen & Sean McCown, Shawn Melton, Jen & Sean McCown and others. Jen & Sean McCown said: Blog: Rats in the Corn Again,Paw! http://bit.ly/dvH6fd Leave comments/vent to tell us who's been plagarized by SQLDigs. No flamewars! RT plz [...]

  3. Jen McCown says:

    I’m keeping this one:

    sqlsarg: Ok, what happened here, I go to Russian History class and the community identified I had been plagiarized and took the site down already?

    tradney: @sqlsarg, when @midnightdba gets and idea to shut someone down the community comes out with pitch forks and torches. The work is done.


  4. well… live and learn. didn’t think it was a big deal to copy & paste, but now i know it’s a huge deal. i just took the whole thing down, and then just put up one last post & comment. check it out if interested.

    i learned from reading over the rules about blogging ( after being straightened out a bit) that if you don’t completely understanding the blog tech; that it’s no excuse much less the rules of copy & paste. ahh well; all done now i guess. hope i didn’t cause too much harm.

    any how… much appreciate if you dropped the name from your first comment in here, and would be even better if you dropped the other dudes linkedin profile. i don’t want to find this guy knocking on my door one day cause of some old blog i tried putting up once upon a time.

    regards everyone.

    – IT guy formerly known as SQLDigs

  5. Tim Radney says:

    It was a lot of fun watching all this unfold today. A great way to pass the time.

  6. [...] of the MidnightDBA’s (who have an awesome video show you should check out) immediately posted a blog about it. Depending on the situation this could have gone the way of the John. So let’s pause a bit. [...]

  7. [...] of the MidnightDBA?s (who have an awesome video show you should check out) immediately posted a blog about it. Depending on the situation this could have gone the way of the John. So let?s pause a bit. [...]

  8. [...] talked about this again and again (Brent Ozar dedicated an entire week to it), and it’s the number one all time blog sin: [...]

  9. [...] had our fair share of plagarists, and even one or two accidental plagarists (see Rats in the Corn Again, Paw!), but we’ve now rolled around to the other side of the field: one of our community has been [...]

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