Definition of Piracy. Meaning of Piracy. Synonyms of Piracy

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Definition of Piracy

Piracy
Piracy Pi"ra*cy, n.; pl. Piracies. [Cf. LL. piratia, Gr. ?. 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 authority, and with intent to steal; -- a crime answering to robbery on land.

Meaning of Piracy from wikipedia

- Piracy is an act of robbery or criminal violence by ship or boat-borne attackers upon another ship or a coastal area, typically with the goal of stealing...
- Copyright infringement (colloquially referred to as piracy) is the use of works protected by copyright law without permission for a usage where such permission...
- The Golden Age of Piracy is a common designation for the period between the 1650s and the 1730s, when maritime piracy was a significant factor in the...
- Piracy off the coast of Somalia occurs in the Gulf of Aden, Guardafui Channel and Somali Sea, in Somalian territorial waters and other areas. It was initially...
- The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) was a controversial United States bill introduced by U.S. Representative Lamar S. Smith (R-TX) to expand the ability...
- Filibus. Prince James and his "social revolutionaries" commit an act of air piracy in the 1931 short story The Raid of the Mercury by A. H. Johnson. The Orks...
- The era of piracy in the Caribbean began in the 1500s and phased out in the 1830s after the navies of the nations of Western Europe and North America with...
- Music piracy is the copying and distributing of recordings of a piece of music for which the rights owners (composer, recording artist, or copyright-holding...
- Piracy in the Sulu Sea historically occurred in the vicinity of Mindanao, where frequent acts of piracy were committed against the Spanish. Because of...
- Vietnam in 2018, was "an important development" in combatting illegal film piracy services. However, the MPAA report also noted that numerous copycat sites...
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