In the age of the Internet many students are tempted to plagiarize works found on the web. A bad practice that is not limited to students ; journalists, politicians and artists are suffering from the same syndrome. The young generation is doing so without thinking about the consequences and the seriousness of this “loan”.
What do they steal the work of others? Do teachers have the tools to track plagiarism? Are the existing softwares powerful enough to point out similarities between two academic works?