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wisestMe

Thanks Sultan for the early eye opener. Please i would like to know in addition to the data security of users and possibility of making money as a content creator, are there features on the platform to put a check on plagiarism?

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Each website being monetized is different. If I copy exactly what's on your personal website and to put on my personal website, my hosting company won't block my website because the contents are copied. Let me try and explain like this, Web Monetization does not govern or control the contents you share under a single umbrella. You're only implementing a feature that allows you to monetize content on that particular website. The same way Twitter would not block you from copying someone's else tweet and tweet. Web Monetization does not have power on your content. To the best of my understanding right now.. If you have any questions on this, feel free to ask.

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wisestMe

Thanks. I understand your explanation. However, I would like to suggest even though they do not have control over what content creators put up on their sites,they can still put features in place that can enable us to report plagiarists then allow them investigate and take necessary actions to discourage plagiarism. And also forewarn content creators before they come up on the platform. Just a suggestion.

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Mik Seljamaa 🇪🇪

Might be an idea with biz incentive, rather than delete plagiarism/ ban the plagiarist, maybe get a reference system going that might further explode the original creator's revenue stream, if they are plagiarised. So there is sort of an incentive to it even to plagiarise a bit and mix it with own work. Being more proactive than reactive.

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wisestMe

that's another interesting angle to look at it from.