2. rip off
1. To use content on the web without permission, then request payment from original author for rewrites and editing.
2. To remain ignorant of plagiarism, ethics, copyright, and asshat behavior.
Etymology: From Cook's Source editor Judith Griggs' use of Monica's article from GodeCookery without attribution or permission, and from Griggs' subsequent rejection and ridicule of Monica's request for compensation.
Alternate usage: "For tomorrow's deadline, I'm going to cooksource some article from LiveJournal but edit it to remove the humor and interestingness.
The editor of Cooks Source, Judith Griggs, refused the Gaudio's request for an apology on Facebook, a printed apology in the magazine and $130 donation (which turns out to be about $0.10 per word of the original article) to be given to the Columbia School of Journalism.
Judith Griggs: I cooksourced that shit!
Joe Smith: Ah, I hope the internet doesn't get mad.