Piracy vs Counterfiting - What's the difference?

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  • (nautical) Robbery at sea, a violation of international law; taking a ship away from the control of those who are legally entitled to it.
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  • 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.
  • Synonyms

    * (breaking intellectual property law by making unauthorized copies) bootlegging, file sharing

    See also

    * pirate * pirate radio


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