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 defendant was also fined Dh50,000 for selling pirated TV content, which involved unlicenced and unauthorised distribution of IPTV services in the UAE.
graffiti, fly-posting, dog control offences, alarm noise (no nominated key-holder), Noise Act offences, nuisance parking, abandoning a vehicle, unauthorised distribution of free literature on designated land etc.
He manipulated a system to prevent the unauthorised distribution of military items so that he could make a profit with no care about the consequences of these goods falling into the wrong hands.
Tracy Garner, the manager for anti-counterfeiting & unauthorised distribution, Schneider Electric, said: "Completely curbing the distribution of counterfeit products is a global concern and a key priority for us.
He asked the government to bring about reforms to the department and stop unauthorised distribution of land plots by it.