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piracy in Computers topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpiracypi‧ra‧cy /ˈpaɪərəsi $ ˈpaɪrə-/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 1 BBCOPYthe crime of illegally copying and selling books, tapes, videos, computer programs etcpirate 🔊 software piracy2 SCCthe crime of attacking and stealing from ships at sea3 the crime of making illegal television or radio broadcasts
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piracyWe had a momentary chill when they climbed aboard ... piracy?Those opposed say existing law already outlaws electronic piracy, and that law-abiding users would suffer.He was on the commission for piracy in 1577, and for musters in 1583.Instead she takes part in his piracy and gains meaning for life, before she helps him escape.With the expansion of the Internet, piracy has grown more widespread.So the two sides talked about smuggling, piracy and other sorts of crime.They also cited the piracy issue.