Fade2Gray wrote:Fake news on a... fake thesis?
http://www.cnn.com/interactive/2017/05/ ... lagiarism/
That's beyond stupid. He'd done 90% of the work, all he had to do was reword the source and they'd never have caught him. Unless, of course, he actually didn't understand the subject matter and was just mashing random sources into a semi-coherent whole.
The real question is, why did the Naval Postgraduate School not pick up on this? It's 2013, there was software that did that by then and even if they didn't have they software they have an obligation to check. Who else has slipped through the net?