Plagiarising Ryuji Suzuki?

Discussion in 'Ethics and Philosophy' started by BradS, Jan 15, 2012.

  1. BradS

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    I googled Konica SD-28 and found a web page entitled "Seventy-six years of D-76". It appears to be an exact copy of an article I remember reading some years ago on Ryuji Suzuki's silvergrain website. The copy is found at http://jeffreysoper.com/node/101. I cannot find the article on Ryuji's site any longer....

    As far as I can tell, the copy does not give attibutibution or cite Suzuki anywhere.

    It looks like blatant plagiarism to me but, maybe...????
     
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    All of this goes back to original sources quoted in his references. He even quotes references to references such as A&T referring back to Haist. Haist and Dundon did much of the prior reporting on this and that is why all of it sounds so similar.

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  3. Ian Grant

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    As the formatting is the same . . . . well spotted. He does mentiont the source though on the next page "The D-76 family of developers was based on an article "Seventy-six years of D-76" published by Ryuji Suzuki (http://silvergrain.org/Photo-Tech/d-76.html)"

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    Isn't this RS's problem? Maybe he gave permission, maybe not, but why not ask him before posting something like this?
     
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    Why not ask Ryuji. He is active on APUG. I recall that quite a while back his web-server - provider - whatever, either crashed or shut down operation and a lot of his online information was lost. I believe he made a request on the alt-photo-process-list to see if anyone had some downloaded material to help restore the site. I forget the details, but as I said, just shoot him an email or pm.

    Hope this helps.

    Cheers,
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  7. Photo Engineer

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    At the bottom, the page says it was written in 2003.

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    Ha, that article is mine. Unless I specifically include express terms of license, people should respect the U.S. copyright laws and general protocol to obtain permission...

    For record, I never released anything as "public domain" meaning you can do whatever you want kind of deal.
    I released some material on the web with a type of Creative Commons license that requires proper attribute and allows no derivative work or commercial use.

    When asked, I'm generally generous about non-commercial reprint permission. I am usually happy to participate in interviews, lectures or contribute articles. But stealing article without identifying the original author isn't cool...
     
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    This page was never to go live on my site. The conent was there for my use. You should have contacted me directly. I would have taken it down.

    My appologies to Ryuji this text was sent to me from a friend I captured the data for myself since the site was down.
     
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    What's the logic behind putting content on your web page just for your own use? I'm not getting it.
     
  11. RalphLambrecht

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    I've done that.It makes for a very accessible library of data in case you lose the originals.:smile:
     
  12. Ian Grant

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    These days if you use a Wifi hard drive connected to your router you can access it from anywhere you have internet access or more locally by Wifi. Effectively the hard drive has become a server. So there's no need to upload to a website.

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