How does Stuvia prevent fraud?

We understand that you might be worried about your documents being resold by other users/buyers. We are doing everything we can to prevent reselling. 

After uploading your document, your name will be watermarked in your document. Besides that, the name of the user that downloaded your document will also be watermarked. In the case of someone trying to resell your copyrighted documents via Stuvia, the buyer will instantly see that the document is plagiarized. 

If you suspect a document to be plagiarized, please do not hesitate to contact us. Click on ‘Report Copyright Violation’ under the suspected document. You can contact us via or via the Livechat. Make sure you include the URL and username, so we can take immediate action. 


For more information on copyright or plagiarism, see our Copyright Center.