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Colleges give fair warning on plagiarism

With Internet cheating on the rise, schools up the ante and get the word out.
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Colleges are on the lookout for students who plagiarize papers from the Internet, and they want students to know it, reports The Courier Press.

The advent of Google and Wikipedia make it a lot easier for students to plagiarize. The College of Charleston in South Carolina, is so concerned about academic stealing that they are branding perpetrators with not only an "F," but an "XF" on transcripts. The XF remains on the transcript for two years before the student may petition to have it removed.

But schools are using the Internet to their advantage, as well by using

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