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"Plagiarism" in Other Side

Updated on October 21, 2009

Plagiarism is common word that we use for something have "identical" or really the same. Copy or recognize a work from original source. We usually talk about "plagiarism" around the internet. Like Plagiarism in writing that we usually talk. But now I talk about plagiarism in Industry. With many product was copied and it sold to consumer with higher profit. We can easily found million product was copied around the world. Start from software, DVD, mobile phone, music including "song", electronic equipment.

"plagiarism" in product is kind of profitable business. We get a lot of money from here. This is like a "wet" business. There is no intellectual and creative in this business just "copy and Paste". I realize my country still "trap" with kind of business. I can easily find "copied of DVD", software, another product that really the same with original. But I am not forgive for people who Copied "food product" and not concern with healthy side. Using of excessive chemicals which dangerous for our body and there is no expiration date.

iPhone clone
iPhone clone

China is developing now. We can easily find product from China. It sold entire the world. This is like "Home Business" in China. We can easily found small industry over there and it worked inside the house. They can do anything by the order. They can create product almost the same with original product. The "home industry " make a spare part and it collected in "big industry".This is a place to assemble the collection of spare parts. Million product from china sold in my country. Start from small things like Toys, mobile phone, Mp3, television, home appliances until motorcycle. Very good in sales, maybe with cheap price. So the people can buy it. With a large difference between the price, consumers tend to choose the cheap price. But don't expect about quality, it far from the original.

This is the fact that people still difficult to "say No" to plagiarism. Because of high demand and they really need those product. Although with the low quality.


BIG Plagiarism of "Luxurious Cars"

Honda CRV vs Laibao SRV
Honda CRV vs Laibao SRV
Mercedes C vs Geely Merrie 300
Mercedes C vs Geely Merrie 300
Rolls-Royce Phantom vs Hongqi HQD
Rolls-Royce Phantom vs Hongqi HQD
Toyota Prado vs Dadi Shuttle
Toyota Prado vs Dadi Shuttle
Daewoo Matiz vs Chery QQ
Daewoo Matiz vs Chery QQ

This is the real fact that "plagiarism" is still great business to get much money. Sometimes we don't aware that this is the result of "plagiarism". We all return to us as consumers. Let the consumer rate about the quality. If they feel harmed, they will move to the original. What do you think about this topic? Do you have experience using something "not original" or "fake" ? Let's share and discuss together.

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      prasetio30 5 years ago from malang-indonesia

      My friend, stars439. Thank you very much for coming to this hub and share your opinion about this topic. The people love affordable price, but sometimes they didn't look the quality. That's why the "duplication products" always growing fast from day by day. Have a good day!

      Prasetio

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      stars439 5 years ago from Louisiana, The Magnolia and Pelican State.

      Really enjoyed this practical hub that can remind us as to how easily duplicates can be made of some products. Many times we buy items that look almost exactly like the originals to save money. It is what we have to do sometimes. God Bless You, and your wonderful family.

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      prasetio30 6 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Thanks, saif113sb for coming to this hub. I hope we can learn from this information that we can't stop plagiarism. There are many plagiarism shape out there. Take care!

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      saif113sb 6 years ago

      Very nice and great information hub. and beautiful picture.

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      prasetio30 7 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Good evening, my uncle. I am glad you love this hub. I found your passion to protect the original idea. I agree with you that there is copying everywhere. There's many people outside just copy and paste without hard work before. God bless you, Micky.

      Blessing,

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      Micky Dee 7 years ago

      Great job as always my nephew! You're so right. There is copying everywhere. We cannot sacrifice the food though! I thank Allah for my Nephew!

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      prasetio30 7 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Good morning, Katie. Thanks for supporting this hub. I am glad you also disagree with anything related with "plagiarism". This make us lazy to think and make us not creative as well. I hope the people aware more love with "original". This is like giving appreciation for human thought. God bless you. ~prasetio

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      katiem2 7 years ago from I'm outta here

      prasetio, Thank you for the information about "Plagiarism" in Other Side. Plagiarism is never a good idea, it can be so easy to do this in our day and age and yet you remind us that it is in fact stealing and never right. Thanks again and Peace :)

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      prasetio30 7 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Hi, Nera Woods. Thanks for coming to this hub. I am glad you want to share your thought about this topic. I agree with you, at least we have to protect the original source. Although for the purpose to get the profit from the market. Good to see you here. Take care!

      Prasetio

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      Nera Woods 7 years ago

      Yes, prasetio30, plagiarism,piracy and product counterfeiting are typical problems in countries where people need to engage in those things to earn money for their families. Oftentimes, people are not aware they're pirating, or if aware, they aren't principled enough to resist money (businessmen), and not strong enough to choose morals over hunger (hawkers).

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      prasetio30 7 years ago from malang-indonesia

      thanks Beth. This is the same problem in my country. and I think because there is no awareness from people to appreciate the original product. It looks form the BIG selling of DVD or VCD. And most of them "fake". We can easily found it.

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      beth811 7 years ago from Pearl of the Orient Seas

      Thanks for sharing this informative hub.

      Here in the Phil., we call these copied products as "pirated." There is high demand on pirated items because they are highly affordable. But, in luxurious cars, I never know that there is such.

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      prasetio30 7 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Thanks green light for coming to this hub. I agree with you. no tolerance for anything related about food. nice comment.

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      green light 7 years ago from Orange County, CA

      I agree a lot about being responsible about food products that are made available to consumers. The health of people should never be compromised.

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      prasetio30 7 years ago from malang-indonesia

      thanks H P Roychoudhury for coming to this hub.

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      H P Roychoudhury 7 years ago from Guwahati, India

      Good hub with new idea.

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      prasetio30 7 years ago from malang-indonesia

      thanks Jiberish for share your experience buying a "plagiarized" thing. When you place your "Gucci", I think other people will not recognized that it was a "fake". I hope it can give a "color" for your home decoration.

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      jiberish 7 years ago from florida

      I bought a 'plagiarized' Gucci purse at the flea market for less than $30. :) Good Hub, as usual.

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      prasetio30 7 years ago from malang-indonesia

      thanks GPAGE and Ray for supporting this hub. As a teacher I always develop and treat my student to explore their mind. Sometimes I give a clue and they have to make it into good story. Of course in Indonesian language. For know I facing International reader all over the world like you. And I am glad I was accepted by the hubbers. I am still learn and learn. No one perfect.With limited my English. I hope I could give "a little" to other people. thanks again.

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      aware 7 years ago from West Palm Beach Florida.

      very good hub . you expand the thinking base. and add to the variety of topic category's .im pleased you recognized my hubs . and gave me the opportunity to recognize yours.

      sincerely, your fan . Ray

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      GPAGE 7 years ago from California

      prasetio30. Good subject for a hub. Enjoyed it! GPAGE

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      prasetio30 7 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Thanks Godslittlechild for dropping by. I just post about fact. And I think we all know about this.

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      Godslittlechild 7 years ago

      Very good hub about very vital information.

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      prasetio30 7 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Nice to meet you again Kimberly and thanks for your nice comment.

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      lyricsingray 7 years ago

      Really great content-enjoyed your Hub lots!!! Thanks, Kimberly

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      prasetio30 7 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Thanks for all comment. I think Veronica and Mr.Bbudoyono have the same opinion about "fake" product. Sometimes people never think twice to buy something, like both of you said about high demand influence in selling product. For Pete you peel this case with "education" side. I never knew that Fake products will always have a place in Wal-Mart.For Isabellas we have to make decision right now. And I think we all in the right line.

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      Isabellas 7 years ago from Ohio

      This is so true of many businesses and if you consider that this has been going on for centuries it is kind of hard to even tell where the fine line is that you would cross over to make it plagirism and not plagirism. Great hub!

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      Hello, hello, 7 years ago from London, UK

      This is a great hub which gives an inside of what goes on. Thank you so much for writing it.

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      Pete Maida 7 years ago

      If a person is trying to make ends meet they will have no choice but to take the cheaper priced goods. I am not a fan of Wal-Mart because of where most of their products are made but that's because I have the ability to choose. Fake products will always have a place and I don't think big business minds that much. They will generally sell to people who can't afford the real thing.

      What is really bad are people that rip off a good idea someone is trying to get off the ground, or if people copy a good article like this one and put it under their own name.

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      Bbudoyono 7 years ago

      This is a complicated problem. I agree with Veronica, as long as market demand is strong for cheap products with good quality, fake product will remain in the market.

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      Veronica Allen 7 years ago from Georgia

      Plagiarism is so abundant, that it's very hard to tell the originals from the fake. I agree with you however, due to the high demand of low-cost products, it's very tempting to go for the fake.