Wednesday, May 23, 2007

BBC NEWS | UK | Education | Google bans essay writing adverts

Read the full article for more details, e.g., on legitmate firms that will suffer as a result of this policy 

Google's forthcoming ban on adverts for "academic paper-writing services and the sale of pre-written essays, theses, and dissertations" means that essay websites join a blacklist of "unacceptable content" including adverts for weapons, prostitution, drugs, tobacco, fake documents and "miracle cures".

The move has been applauded by universities which have struggled with the problem of students dishonestly submitting material copied from the internet.

Source: BBC NEWS | UK | Education | Google bans essay writing adverts

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