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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This allows the source of leaked and pirated music to be traced.
In 2010, the Federal Trade Commission adopted a set of rules aimed at ensuring "net neutrality" - the idea that as long as the content of a digital file isn't illegal (child pornography or pirated music, for example), it should load at roughly the same speed on all Inter net sites.
As long as content isn't against the law, such as child pornography or pirated music, a file or video posted on one site will load generally at the same speed as a similarly sized file or video on another site.
Even with streaming and pirated music more prevalent than ever, they've still been able to move units, keep people excited about their music and keep that megastar status.
According to a Ministry of Justice release forwarded through the Kazakhstan Embassy in New Delhi, the following issues will be discussed: (1) Problems of counteraction against counterfeiting, falsified and defected products (2) Food and pharmaceutical safety (3) Dissemination of pirated music audio and video products on the Internet and (4) Issues on harmonization of legislation in the sphere of intellectual property within the Customs Union.
Three decades later, most of the young people who snapped up pirated music and films, can afford to buy the genuine article and would not dream of paying for a counterfeit item.
The study also showed over half of all youths have visited websites they know their parents would disapprove of, while 45% downloaded pirated music or movies online.
Robertson spoke of the many ways IPRs are violated, from the manufacturing and selling of counterfeit goods such as fake designer clothes and accessories and pharmaceuticals, to pirated music and movies.
MEDIA piracy seems to be a modern-day problem with fake DVDs and illegal file sharers a top priority for the authorities, but back in 1903 the seizure of pirated music caused a mini sensation in the city courts.
Pirated music or software may be identical to what you'd buy in an online or bricks-and-mortar store, or it may be degraded or even laden with "malware"--viruses, spyware, and other destructive software.
That has been aided by the internet, which makes it easier for buyers and sellers of counterfeit goods to come together and also to distribute pirated music, movies and software.