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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Anxiety about youth sexting relates particularly to the risk of unauthorized distribution, in which sexts are circulated beyond the intended recipient without the consent of the subject (e.g., among peers or on social media).
At this point, not all violations have been addressed and ResearchGate will need to take additional steps to cease unauthorized distribution of research articles."
'Thursday's raid stemmed from tips from the brand owner, Unilever, which reported the unauthorized distribution of fake products,' Lapena said on Friday.
Since 2013, about half the states have enacted laws that, generally, criminalize the unauthorized distribution of sexually explicit images of another person with the intent to embarrass, harass or frighten that person.
Under the ordinance, any person being the domestic consumer who does tempering or abets in tampering with any gas meter, regulator, meter index or gas connection or any other related system and equipment, whether to commit theft of gas or for the purpose of unauthorized distribution or supply of gas shall be punished with imprisonment for a term which may be extend to six months, or with fine which may extend to one hundred thousand rupees or with both.
The ability to track the product via RFII) allows a business to identify product sold via unauthorized distribution channels, such as the Internet.
Unauthorized distribution, transmission or republication strictly prohibited.
This Review critically analyzes Tehranian's selective account of the "infringement nation." While jammed with historical tidbits, intriguing anecdotes, and illustrations of overenforcement by copyright owners, Infringement Nation barely mentions the effects of unauthorized distribution of copyrighted works on composers, recording artists, film producers, screenwriters, novelists, or journalists.
This reduces the risk of unauthorized distribution and gives content owners the flexibility to develop their own monetization models around digital content delivery.
"(i) an annual disclosure that explicitly informs students that unauthorized distribution of copyrighted material, including unauthorized peer-to-peer file sharing, may subject the students to civil and criminal liabilities;

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