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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Although YouTube remain strong in online videos, they faced difficulties entering the Japanese market due to copyright infringment complaints from the Japanese media.
The principal fact a plaintiff in a copyright infringment suit must prove is that the defendant copied expressive elements from the copyrighted work.
Rothken, "Torrentspy has filed a Motion to Dismiss the federal lawsuit on Monday arguing, amongst other things, that it does not link to Hollywood's copyrighted works, it has cooperated with Hollywood in removing objectionable links to dot torrent files, it does not actively promote copyright infringment, and it cannot be held 'tertiary' liable for visitors' conduct that occurs away from its web search engine.

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