anti-piracy

adjective
an·​ti-pi·​ra·​cy | \ ˌan-tē-ˈpī-rə-sē How to pronounce anti-piracy (audio) , ˌan-tī- \
variants: or less commonly antipiracy

Definition of anti-piracy

: opposing or acting to prevent piracy anti-piracy laws The record industry rejected the report immediately. "It flies in the face of reality," says an anti-piracy lawyer at one of the major labels.— Damien Cave … an antipiracy tool that prevents users from installing software on unauthorized systems.— Philip Michaels

First Known Use of anti-piracy

1858, in the meaning defined above

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“Anti-piracy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-piracy. Accessed 8 May. 2021.

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