عنوان مقاله [English]
The note addresses infamous ghostwriting business in Iran as an academic misconduct. The editor then gives a definition of plagiarism and reports his experience as a victim of plagiarism. The note continues by mentioning historical background and famous contemporary cases of plagiarism. The note concludes with the expression of regret about the failure of thesis supervisors, co-supervisors to prevent, and examiners to expose such academic misconducts. The failure, he believes, is caused by carelessness in accepting supervisory and examination responsibility for thesis which fall out of their domain of expertise simply for absorbing certain benefits.