A reoccurring question addressed by Food52 in 2012 which continues to be even more relevant now as technology improves the ability to scan or engineer bits of fine content and quickly snip out copied material.
NPR's Ted Radio Hour asks: What Is Original?
When is copying flattery, when is it thievery, and when is it sheer genius? TED speakers explore how sampling, borrowing, and riffing make all of us innovators.
It's hard to be original!