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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Shafqat said the demand for music in the modern market is for digital, and added he is frustrated with the issue of CD piracy.
"Organized crime has become heavily involved in foreign DVD and CD piracy.
Whether it's CD piracy or artist impersonation, the music industry is paying the price.
British record companies are calling for more robust action to be taken against CD piracy amid warnings that it is costing the industry tens of millions of pounds in lost revenue.
CD piracy costs musicians in in the UK pounds 165million a year, reveal the first counterfeiting figures from the British Phonographic Industry.
The British Phonographic Industry has revealed Cardiff is a major centre for CD piracy.
The world's biggest music companies have been fighting for sales in the face of rising CD piracy, increased competition and illegal internet downloads.
Music sales around the world have been slammed byrampant CD piracy, illegal downloading, poor economic conditions and stiff competition from video games.