Artificial Intelligence: Plagiarism for Sale

The piece linked below is about a new and problematic service being offered for sale: essays written by artificial intelligence. As the author points out, this means companies profiting from helping students cheat (and, we should add, helping them risk their academic careers).


LINK: Corporate A.I. Helping Students Cheat? (by Chris MacDonald for The Business Ethics Blog)

With the advent of commercial A.I.-driven writing services, students now have a new tool with which to cheat. Of course, students have lots of tools (everything from using a friend’s essay from last year, to plagiarizing from Wikipedia, to paying someone to write the essay for them). But the use of commercial A.I. brings together a couple of special features…..

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About Chris MacDonald

I'm a philosopher who teaches at Ryerson University's Ted Rogers School of Management in Toronto, Canada. Most of my scholarly research is on business ethics and healthcare ethics.

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