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Cyber Pirates Stealing and Trafficing Online Treasures

March 15, 2009 by · Comments Off
Filed under: Copyright Articles, Uncategorized 

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Piracy or electronic copyright infringement occurs when someone else uses or distributes information without permission from the person or organization that owns the legal rights to the information.  Throughout the years, the purpose of pirate attacks has remained the same – to steal something from others for profit, or sometimes, for braggin’ rights.  The treasure today seems to be computer software, video games, photographs and other graphics, a web site or even just a portion of a web page, music, DVDS, eBooks and other electronic loot.  And, today’s copyright owners have good cause to be concerned about potential customers trying to get a better deal or trying to obtain it for free – especially when the quality of the stolen electronic work is identical or near the same quality.

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