Examples of piracy in a Sentence
piracy on the high seas
many countries have harsh penalties for piracy now
Recent Examples of piracy from the Web
Unfortunately, what’s being described sounds a whole lot like piracy.
This report continues the turnaround for the Latin market in the U.S., which saw its first revenue growth in the U.S. in 2016 in more than a decade, with the RIAA largely blaming piracy for the 12-year decline.
Finally, there's the patent claims, which could become the closest call and may have a whiff of irony given how much Hollywood pursues technology companies for secondary liability on the piracy front.
Technology giant Microsoft is examining years of Louisville’s software usage, according to city officials, over a piracy dispute that could result in hefty fines.
The Pirate Bay and physical marketplaces such as Beijing’s Silk Market, names and shames those that are seen as not doing enough to fight counterfeiting and piracy.
Legend has it the flag, traditionally considered the flag of pirates, was adopted after a British admiral in World War I compared submarine warfare to piracy.
It was viewed as a legal alternative to piracy, which had been eroding studio profits for years.
Chris Gilchrist, executive director of the Museum of the Great Lakes, told Michigan Radio the only man charged with Great Lakes piracy was Dan Seavey.
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Origin and Etymology of piracy
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legal Definition of piracy
- software piracy
- the statute's purpose is to proscribe the piracy of programming signals
- —United States v. Harrell, 983 F.2d 36 (1993)
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