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How does copyright and plagiarism work for sellers?

CopyrightWhen you've made something new: copyright will apply. Copyright gives you a certain assurance that it's your work, so one can just copy it. Only you can decide on the distribution of your wor...
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What happens to my copyright when I upload a document?

Your copyright won’t ever disappear. From the moment you’ve written something unique, you as a creator will have automatically copyrighted that creation. Only you can decide on the distribution of you...
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Am I allowed to distribute the documents I purchased on Stuvia among my peers?

No, absolutely not! You, as a buyer, don’t own the copyright of the document you’ve purchased. Therefore you cannot simply distribute someone else’s work; not via e-mail, social media or any other way...
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I came across a document on Stuvia that was originally written by me. What can I do now?

Distributing someone else’s work is absolutely prohibited and won’t be tolerated on the Stuvia platform. Stuvia is a platform on which the quality of the documents is very important. As soon as someon...
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How does Stuvia prevent people from downloading files and then uploading them to earn money?

We completely understand you might be a little bit worried about your documents being resold by buyers. You put all your efforts and hard work into your documents, after all. At Stuvia, we’re doing ev...
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Can I upload material from my teachers?

No! This material belongs to your professor, not you. We encourage you to upload your own self-written notes.
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Am I allowed to download a document and then upload it again on Stuvia, but under my name?

No, you are not! This is seen as stealing and plagiarism and we will take immediate action. You will be removed from the platform and all your documents and earnings will be taken off your account.&nb...
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