Bootlegging is a synonym of piracy.
As a verb bootlegging
As a noun piracy is
(nautical) robbery at sea, a violation of international law; taking a ship away from the control of those who are legally entitled to it.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
(nautical) Robbery at sea, a violation of international law; taking a ship away from the control of those who are legally entitled to it.
A similar violation of international law, such as hijacking of an aircraft.
The unauthorized duplication of goods protected by intellectual property law (e.g. copying software unlawfully).
The operation of an unlicensed radio or television station.
- How shoud the international community respond to Somali piracy ?
* (breaking intellectual property law by making unauthorized copies) bootlegging, file sharing
* pirate radio