According to the information delivered by the magazine Vanguardia, the Spanish Jose Manuel Huidobro stated that one of the texts that belong to the former thesis of the former Strategic Sectors Minister Jorge Glas, belongs to him, however, is not mentioned as a source.
“I have analysed the thesis of Jorge Glas and I see that part of it (11 pages) is has been totally copied (plagiarism) of my article published in monografías.com. Specifically: pages 127-130 inclusive; pages 130-132 inclusive, and pages 138-141 inclusive.” The fragments taken to refer the WiMAX technology that according to the site monografias.com was taken from the site www.huidrobo.es in 2004.
The academic text of Glas, the current vice presidential running with Rafael Correa, called Implementing a last-mile wireless network data transmission services for nationwide for carriers, has 162 pages. In the literature cited section ten sources were employed. However, no mention was made about www.monografias.com.
Assemblyman Jorge Escala (MPD) said the committee formed by the Espol, recently built to investigate the issue, and should clarify the case because the statements of Huidrobo mean “a crime of plagiarism and intellectual property.”
Meanwhile, yesterday the Polytechnic Forum showed its support to Glas with a statement. “We feel the moral obligation to reject a political campaign, that wants to tarnish the good name of Jorge Glas, intends to cast doubts on the technical quality and professional ethics of such a prestigious institution…“