Plagiarism in the world of cryptocurrency
Mr. Wright, a famous scientist in the world of cryptocurrency has been charged with plagiarism regarding one of his patents. Indeed, there are relatively strong similarities between some of his calculations outlined in his paper, and those in a document written by two Japanese authors. In his defense, Mr. Wright stated that the publishing company has the responsability to check his work and cite the sources.
This is not the first time Wright has grabbed attention, including his statements that he would be Satoshi Nakamoto, the creator of Bitcoin.
The responses of the creators of Stranger Things, accused of plagiarism
Mr. Kessler, creator of the short film Montauk, accused the two creators of the flagship series Netflix to have plagiarized his work. After the accusations, a lawyer for Ross and Matt Duffer said :
“He had no connection to the creation or development of Stranger Things. The Duffer Brothers have neither seen Mr Kessler’s short film nor discussed any project with him. This is just an attempt to profit from other people’s creativity and hard work.”
Kanye West fired his fashion designer
Yesterday, Kanye West and Yeezy brand were in trouble because of some stolen designs. Nike designer and current Givenchy design director, Tony Spackman, called Kanye for using some of his work and saying it was his own work. Taking to the error on himself, Kanye is apologizing to the designer of the work and will likely discontinue any use of the product.