Preliminary concerns about anti-plagiarism software merger* The ACCC has preliminary competition concerns with Turnitin’s proposed acquisition of Ouriginal. Turnitin and Ouriginal are international providers of anti-plagiarism software, primarily overlapping in the supply of this software to higher education customers, such as universities. They make up two of only three anti-plagiarism software providers to Australian universities. Anti-plagiarism software is a tool used to scan student assignments on submission to identify possible plagiarism. The software may check for matches against previous student submissions, academic journals and web pages through their respective databases. “Turnitin is by far the
The Australian Competition Authority announces its concerns about a proposed merger between two plagiarism softwares (Turnitin / Ouriginal)
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