piracy

[n] - robbery on the high seas
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piracy

The taking of a ship, aircraft, or any of its contents, from lawful ownership, punishable under international law by the court of any country where the pirate may be found or taken. When the craft...
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Piracy

Pi'ra·cy noun ; plural Piracies . [ Confer Late Latin piratia , Greek .... See Pirate .] 1. The act or crime of a pirate. 2. (Common Law) Robbery on the high seas; the taking of property from others on the open sea by open violence; without lawful a...
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piracy

buccaneering noun hijacking on the high seas or in similar contexts; taking a ship or plane away from the control of those who are legally entitled to it; `air piracy`
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Piracy

• (n.) Robbery on the high seas; the taking of property from others on the open sea by open violence; without lawful authority, and with intent to steal; -- a crime answering to robbery on land. • • (n.) The act or crime of a pirate.
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piracy

(from the article `Performing Arts`) ...many had been taken from recordings by other pianists. The hoax was described by a spokesperson for the trade group British Phonographic Industry ... Online music piracy continued unabated, even though the Russian Web site AllofMP3.com—a particularly egregious offender in the view of the musi...
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piracy

any robbery or other violent action, for private ends and without authorization by public authority, committed on the seas or in the air outside the ... [19 related articles]
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piracy

piracy, robbery committed or attempted on the high seas. It is distinguished from privateering in that the pirate holds no commission from and receives the protection of no nation but usually attacks vessels of all nations.As the line between privateering and piracy is often hard to draw, any act of...
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Piracy

(BY U.S. CITIZEN) Whoever, being a citizen of the U.S., commits any murder or robbery, or any act of hostility against the U.S., or against any citizen thereof, on the high seas, under color of any commission from any foreign prince, or state, or on pretense of authority from any person, is a pirate, and shall be imprisoned for ...
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Piracy

1. It is crime commited at seas and oceans especially on the ships and boats, the trial of which takes places according to international rules and laws or as per the geographic nation where such crime was commited. 2) It also refers to illegal reproduction of materials which are patented or copyright
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piracy

n. the crime of robbery of ships or boats on the oceans. Accusation, trial and punishment of pirates may be under international agreement applicable anywhere, or under the laws of the particular nation where the accused has been captured.
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piracy

The taking of a ship, aircraft, or any of its contents, from lawful ownership, punishable under international law by the court of any country where the pirate may be found or taken. When the craft is taken over to alter its destination, or its passengers held to ransom, the term is hijacking. Piracy is also used to describe infringement of copyrigh...
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piracy

information copying prohibited by current law. Illegally copying and distributing such things as software, music and movies.
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Piracy

Piracy is typically an act of robbery or criminal violence at sea. The term can include acts committed on land, in the air, or in other major bodies of water or on a shore. It does not normally include crimes committed against persons traveling on the same vessel as the perpetrator (e.g. one passenger stealing from others on the same vessel). The ...
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Piracy

Stealing food or nesting material from another bird. Nestling and fledging martins may enter neighboring nest compartments to steal food from their host's parents.
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Piracy

1) Crimes of robbery, kidnapping, and similar activities on the high seas. The trial and punishment of such pirates may be under international law, or under the laws of the particular nation where the pirate has been captured. 2) A colloquial term without legal significance often used to describe willful copyright, patent, and trademark infringemen...
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Piracy

The unauthorised copying of CDs, DVDs, computer programs, etc., in order to sell them or give them away
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piracy

hijacking on the high seas or in similar contexts
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