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From: "Denise L. Moss-Fritch" <>
Subject: RE: [APG] LDS request to duplicate my book
Date: Wed, 30 Apr 2003 22:31:49 -0700
Good Evening Donn,
> In my
> book, plagiarists rank considerably lower than copyright
> violators, even though there's no law against their conduct.
My spouse (a retired attorney now teaching high school part-time) tells me
there is a web site where teachers can check their students' submissions for
plagiarism. As for the penalty, there is always failure of the assignment.
> Genealogy is based on intellectual honesty. There's no room
> for liars,
> whether the falsehood is about the subject-matter or the
> source. However,
> unless they belong to an organization that requires
> intellectual honesty of
> its members, there's no way to penalize offenders except the personal
> disapproval and rejection by those who happen to learn of
> their dishonesty.
Might I remind all of the Code of Ethics ascribed to by APG, BCG, ICAPGen,
NGS, and other genealogical organizations and individuals? Whether
individuals or an organization, we are all responsible for our actions to
honor those ethics in genealogy.
Denise L. Moss-Fritch
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