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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The launch of the illegal music file-sharing site in 1999 set in motion a devastating decline in the sale of albums and singles.
But the increase in illegal music downloads means there's not much money to be made, so they decided to set up another sideline.
FRANKFURT, Germany (Reuters) -- Germany's highest court said Internet service providers (ISPs) could be made responsible for blocking websites offering illegal music downloads, but only if copyright holders showed they had first made reasonable attempts to thwart such piracy by other means.
By downloading illegal music, film, TV and books, not only are you exposing your own computer to the risk of viruses and malware, but you are also putting hardworking people's livelihoods at risk as piracy threatens the security of thousands of jobs in the UK's creative industries.
By downloading illegal music, film, TV and books, not only are you exposing your own computer to the risk of viruses and malware, but you are also putting people's livelihoods at risk as piracy threatens the security of thousands of jobs.
After the case, David Wood, director of BPI's Copyright Protection Unit, said: "Today's sentencing sends a clear message to the operators and users of illegal music sites that online piracy is a criminal activity that will not be tolerated by law enforcement in the UK or overseas.
The Zvooq platform converts illegal music consumption into legal, allowing companies to integrate free, legal streaming solution into their products, the company said.
Last month over 104 Indian illegal music sharing sites were blocked by an order passed by Calcutta High Court.
The Sligo singer, 33, discovered on Monday evening the track was on illegal music websites and blogs and was viewable on video sites including YouTube.
Reverberations of dissent; identity and expression in Iran's illegal music scene.
There would be an impact in terms of competition both on the physical market and on the digital market, which "the threat of illegal music consumption (so-called piracy')" cannot justify, according to a statement, which brushes aside an argument put forward by Universal to reassure the Commission that it would impossible for it to raise its prices.
While the spokesperson would not be drawn into queries regarding the live threat posed by illegal music and movie downloads, he said: "Our business in the Middle East has continued to flourish since we opened our first store.