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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Under the new measures, certain 'artistic' designs of manufactured goods (for example certain furniture, lamps and jewellery) created before 1987 may now be protected from unauthorised copying under copyright law.
Copy protection and digital rights management technology company Macrovision Corp has introduced its upcoming DVD version of SafeDisc, a solution that prevents unauthorised copying.
1, designed to upgrade its CD/DVD-ROM copy-protection against hacking and unauthorised copying of protected titles.