Based on my own experience on en.wn, I believe copyright/plagiary detection
cannot be fully automated without introducing horrific errors, for the same
reason translation can't be:  doing the task properly requires knowing what
the text means.

On Sun, Oct 15, 2017 at 10:47 AM, James Heilman <jmh...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Correction:
>
> There is a tool that automatically checks for copyright infringement.
> It is called CopyPatrol
>
> https://tools.wmflabs.org/copypatrol/en
>
> James
>
> On Sun, Oct 15, 2017 at 8:02 AM, Gnangarra <gnanga...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > I cant believe this
> > https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:WikiProject_Women_
> in_Red/The_World_Contest
> > has
> > got WMF funding, the idea of trying to create 100,000 stub articles on
> > english wikipedia without any thought to how it'll impact on the
> > community.
> >
> > I find it ironic that a competition is being funded to encourage current
> > contributors to do what we wont accept from new editors.  If a new editor
> > was to create an article it wouldnt pass through the Articles for
> Creation
> > process because its half the size of the minimum set there. Many of the
> > competition articles will just get tagged CSD - A1, A7, A9 even G2
> >
> > While there is a nice bot that will count the size of the prose, there is
> > no automated process for checking copyright violations, checking for
> > notability and most importantly checking for BLP with the aim of 100,000
> > the community will years to clean up the mess that is about to be
> created.
> >
> > we are 15 days from this disaster commencing
> >
> > --
> > G
> > nangarra
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