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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It gives the owner the exclusive right against unauthorized copying or imitation of the design.
Online sources, such as ( technopedia, define data exfiltration as the unauthorized copying, transfer or retrieval of data from a computer or server.
Any unauthorized copying or reproduction is strictly prohibited.
As of April 2008, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services mandates that for a prescription pad to be considered tamper-resistant it must include I or more industry-recognized features designed to prevent unauthorized copying, erasure, or modification of prescriptions.
Unauthorized copying or transmission of copyrighted programs by a firm's employees could cause the firm to run afoul of the federal copyright laws.
said Tuesday they have agreed in principle to collaborate on a content protection technology for flash memory cards and various storage media against unauthorized copying of high-definition content.
Whitmill's copyright through its unauthorized copying, distribution and public display of the pirated tattoo in advertising and promotion for the movie and by making an unauthorized derivative work - namely, the pirated tattoo - that is based upon and copies virtually all of the copyrightable subject matter of the original tattoo," the complaint states.
and Uniloc Singapore Private Ltd filed suit in September 2003 accusing Microsoft of infringing on patented technology for curbing unauthorized copying of licensed software.
In order to meet the guidelines set up for the program, a Medicaid prescription must include at least one industry-recognized feature to prevent unauthorized copying of a completed or blank prescription form; to prevent the erasure or modification of information written on the prescription pad by the prescriber; and to prevent the use of counterfeit prescription forms.
Unauthorized copying or distribution of WDJ is not permitted
To studios, Blu-ray offered one other bonus: additional protections against unauthorized copying. But HD DVD discs cost less to produce, which meant higher profit margins.

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