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
That show consistently delivered more viewers in key demos and might have an audience less prone to piracy.
The Chinese have characterized the base as a logistic hub for peacekeeping and anti-piracy operations.
It’s early days for the exploits right now, as there’s no custom firmware available or homebrew tools to make the inevitable widespread piracy and homebrew app support a reality.
Recent moves that have aroused strong suspicion in India range from China's taking control of a major port in Sri Lanka and signing of groundbreaking trade deals with Nepal, to its navy conducting anti-piracy operations in the western Indian Ocean.
The lawsuits invoked one of the first laws ever passed by Congress, the Alien Tort Statute of 1789, known as ATS, intended to be a forum for resolving claims of piracy.
China’s entire music industry generated $480 million in revenue from live and recorded music in 2016, PricewaterhouseCoopers estimates, a small-sounding figure thanks to years of rampant piracy: later data aren’t yet available.
Tencent Music Entertainment runs three major music services, Q Music, KuGou and Kuwo, and is credited with helping to unlock China's potential in streaming, as well as chip away at the market's problem with piracy.
Spotify has long argued its service fights the music industry’s piracy problem by offering a convenient alternative.
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PIRACY Defined for English Language Learners
: the act of attacking and stealing from a ship at sea
: the act of illegally copying someone's product or invention without permission
: the act of illegally making television or radio broadcasts
PIRACY Defined for Kids
- 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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