I have just been doing some suggested edit reviewing and I went to "Reject" an edit. When selecting the reason for rejection I noticed a "copied content" option at the top, which has the following description:
This edit plagiarizes content from an external source without proper attribution.
I don't remember this before so first question: is this new?
Anyway, it being new or not isn't overly important, but what I am interested in is what is the definition, and when should this reject reason be applied?
- Is there a set amount of content that must be copied to make this flag appropriate? Does it have to be the whole post that is copied?
- Are there any particular types of source that are more qualified as copied content? e.g. Books
- How does this apply for people "quoting" a section of a web page (or other resource) that they have linked?
- What passes as "proper attribution"? Is a link to the source enough?