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Poll: Should exam cheaters be imprisoned?
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04MR17
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A recent bill put forward to the Model House of Commons has suggested that we should prosecute those who facilitate cheating, resulting in up to two years sentence; or if money is the motivation, 10 years.

While I'm very sympathetic towards the anguish that students may feel as a result of cheating, I'm not sure that these punishments are appropriate when the cheaters will already be done for copyright violation if they're sharing documents or pictures of the paper while it's still confidential.

You can read the bill here.

Do you think those who cause exam cheating should be imprisoned?
Do you think they should be punished more severely than at present?
Would another punishment be appropriate if this isn't?
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xxlaila03xx
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Yes, life sentence
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dunno what to think but imprisonment seems to be a stretch. for exam cheating.
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Just fines
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(Original post by xxlaila03xx)
Yes, life sentence
What makes someone facilitating exam cheating on par with murder?
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Yes. 😉
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Hahaha, no
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Maybe make it a criminal offence to run or profit from essay mills and organised cheating.
For people paying, then no.
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Flogged and then imprisoned.
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No lo digo en seriooo ntp
(Original post by 04MR17)
What makes someone facilitating exam cheating on par with murder?
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(Original post by xxlaila03xx)
No lo digo en seriooo ntp
Please provide a translation if you're going to use a language other than English. :yes:
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Bit extreme...
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I was just joking
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Please provide a translation if you're going to use a language other than English. :yes:
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What makes someone facilitating exam cheating on par with murder?
Life doesnt even mean life in the UK system, look at breck bednar's killer, he will be out in a 21 years. Our sentences are ridiculous
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No man wtf prisons are already over populated, don’t put kids who cheated on stupid exams in there, if they cheated they clearly cared enough and if they are going to prison for cheating they got caught meaning their grades will be a fail.
A fine and a U grade is sufficient enough for people to learn their lesson, cheaters aren’t a bloody threat to society 😂😂
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No, the current rules are fine as they are, disqualification is the way to go. Fines dont make sense either as you are just penalising the parents for no reason. Can we focus on giving real criminals actual decent sentences instead of focusing on this juvenile nonsense.
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(Original post by Okay123)
No man wtf prisons are already over populated, don’t put kids who cheated on stupid exams in there, if they cheated they clearly cared enough and if they are going to prison for cheating they got caught meaning their grades will be a fail.
A fine and a U grade is sufficient enough for people to learn their lesson, cheaters aren’t a bloody threat to society 😂😂
Just to clarify, the proposal was for anyone facilitating cheating. So those who go out of their way to access the paper and share it with students. Just someone buying into this wouldn't be affected, but someone wanting to make money from it could face up to 10 years according to the proposal.
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No, the current rules are fine as they are, disqualification is the way to go. Fines dont make sense either as you are just penalising the parents for no reason. Can we focus on giving real criminals actual decent sentences instead of focusing on this juvenile nonsense.
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Crack down on essay mills instead.
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