Identification of companies
As part of a project that is separate identified approximately 1000 distinct websites offering essay-writing or related services to students in advanced schooling. We analysed the sites to recognize those which indicated they are owned by companies listed at Companies House in the UK, and thus they could run as ‘legitimate’ businesses and that they are subject to regulation by UK law, having been ‘incorporated’ under the Companies Act 2006 (UK Government 2016b). We analysed 26 sites operated by a total of 21 companies that are apparently distinct each had separate listings at Companies House. We also analysed a number of additional sites from Australia additionally the USA, making a total of 31 sites. We have not included the identity associated with the companies that are specific this publication for the next reasons: 1. We usually do not desire to further advertise the services of the companies, either through this publication or through any publicity associated with it. 2. We haven’t any guarantee that the ongoing company number given on these websites is clearly compared to the organization which runs your website. The names are the same but in others this is not the case in some cases. 3. The content of the article is opinion that is academic not the basis for legal proceedings. We have shared, confidentially, the identities for the companies with the reviewers for this manuscript as well as aided by the UK Quality Assurance Agency who also identified a number of UK-based companies within their report that is recent on mills (QAA 2016).
In 2016 we accessed the websites of those companies to address a series of questions (Table 1) which would then allow us to consider the relevant sections of the Fraud Act july. Questions were addressed by one author (VI) with cross checking by a second (MD). When it comes to final question “Is the advertising potentially misleading (compared to disclaimer/terms + conditions)?”, the authors considered the advertising to be misleading if it were a student’s own work, without citing the company if it(for example) gave the impression that work purchased from the site could be submitted as. Fortsett å lese Offering essay-writing or related services to students in advanced schooling.