Q. Is Copyright Infringement and Plagiarism the same?


No. Copyright infringement and plagiarism are different. Plagiarism is passing off someone's work as your own.

Plagiarizing is possible without infringing the copyright- such as using another's ideas without proper crediting, even though you do not copy their words, or if you utilize a work with an outdated copyright. It is also possible to infringe without plagiarizing. Properly citing the work you are copying does not exempt you from liability for infringement. 

  • Last Updated Sep 08, 2020
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  • Answered By Ann Kearney

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