According to the amended charge, both the accused used the equipment to counterfeit the ATM cards/credit cards with dishonest intentions for unauthorised access to the information system or data to unauthorised copying
or transmitting the data, thus committed an offence punishable under Sections 3 (unauthorised access to information system or data), 4 (unauthorised copying
or transmission of data) of the PECA, 2016.
Of particular interest is the introduction of a criminal offence of unauthorised copying
of a design right registered in the UK or Europe; if the offence is proven, a person may face a fine or a prison sentence of up to 10 years or both.
Whether you have a legal agreement with your lodger or not, tracking keys can still be a headache, but there are ways to prevent their unauthorised copying
and use - and prevent you from having to change your locks when a lodger leaves or loses their keys.
Only a small part of Sterne's book addresses another common debate around MP3s, which is unauthorised copying
, a practice that he argues is symptomatic of a complete change in the means by which music culture happens.
These include establishing a clear and consistent legal framework, enforcement of legislation, increasing public education and collaborative efforts at local and international levels." Head of Anti-Piracy and License Compliance at Microsoft Gulf Savas Yucedag said, "Unauthorised copying
, reproduction, transfer and usage of copyrighted software represent great threat to the IT industry, particularly software sector, in the Middle East and Africa region."
Developers of Android systems are becoming increasingly anxious about the threat of software piracy and the loss of revenue due to the widespread unauthorised copying
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.
However, under Section 308H of the Crimes Act 1900, it appears the unauthorised copying
of images from someone's computer is only illegal if the data is protected by an access control system.
StarForce Content makes it possible to prevent unauthorised copying
of electronic books, presentations, manuals, educational materials, academic works, research papers, audit reports, training notes, lectures, etc.