copyright infringement

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Noun1.copyright infringement - a violation of the rights secured by a copyright
plagiarisation, plagiarization, piracy, plagiarism - the act of plagiarizing; taking someone's words or ideas as if they were your own
infringement, violation - an act that disregards an agreement or a right; "he claimed a violation of his rights under the Fifth Amendment"
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A jury of the court has allegedly found that YouTube knew about the copyright infringements and said the dismissal of the case previously was a mistake, the BBC reports.
district court in Los Angeles held that Grokster, a peer-to-peer file sharing network, could not be held responsible for copyright infringements by its users.
That attitude could shift in light of Netcom's newly installed protocol for reporting copyright infringements.
The issue in the case, brought by MGM Studios and other movie studios and record companies, is whether the distributors of file-sharing software such as Grokster can be held responsible for copyright infringements committed by those who use their programs.
Code gave courts two methods to assess damages for copyright infringements.
In identifying and logging Reuters content on the Internet, the FAST search derivative application (SDA) for content monitoring will generate reports for Reuters that will help the company to monitor the Internet for copyright infringements of Reuters content.
Company Has Received Copyright Infringements Settlements from Customers of More Than 70 ISPs
Over the last few months, Fortune 1000 companies have been receiving letters from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) warning of the potential penalties for copyright infringements, including severe fines and seizure of equipment.
In a letter to Senator Patrick Leahy, Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Schmidt noted that it is the experience of ISA members that state instrumentalities account for about 1/6 of all reported copyright infringements.
The record industry may also be reprimanded for not seeking prosecution of copyright infringements under criminal statutes.

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