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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A new copyright law designed to curb the unauthorised exchange of music, film and software on the Internet is now in force in the UK -reigniting the debate on the proper way to tackle rampant digital piracy.
The Motion Picture Association of America, which caught flak recently for clamping down on the distribution of movie industry screeners, is now taking its campaign against digital piracy to the classroom.
During this discussion about the growth of digital piracy and the harmful effect it is having on the creative community, the two executives will address the scale of the problem, as well as the initial steps that have been taken to address piracy and the voluntary actions that can be taken by intermediaries in the Internet ecosystem to take the profitability out of piracy and promote creativity in the digital marketplace.
However, this experimental approach ensures Academy members direct access to all films under consideration, and smaller independent films in particular, yet takes a necessary step to protect the work of directors and other creative artists from the perils of digital piracy.
Meanwhile, Jeffrey Chester, executive director of media watchdog group Centre for Digital Democracy, accused major media companies of using the digital piracy issue to assert more control over online distribution of media content.
MarkMonitor study shows digital piracy and counterfeit goods websites generate more than 53 billion visits per year
Valenti has so far stood firm on the studio-endorsed ban which he said is to combat digital piracy.
The legal tussle has highlighted tensions between academics, who say they should be free to talk about their research, and music labels, movie studios and other intellectual-property owners worried about digital piracy.
This book studies digital piracy - the infringement of copyrighted content (such as music, films, software, broadcasting, books, etc.
6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Experience Media Studios (EMS) today announced the launch of a new service to support the independent film and content publishing industry in the fight against digital piracy.
MPAA President Jack Valenti has called the ban ``a determined commitment to combat digital piracy and to save movie jobs in the future.
Comprehensive Solutions Proven to Aid Brand Owners in Fight Against Counterfeiting, Gray Market Diversion, Digital Piracy, and Brand Abuse

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