Anti-piracy law

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Definition

a anti-piracy law: a law which makes the copying and distribution of copyrighted material (music, films etc.) illegal
idiom

piracy: the (illegal) mass sharing or distribution of copyrighted material such as music, films etc.
noun

Examples

  • "Internet piracy, which involves file sharing and unauthorized downloading of copyrighted material, may be made illegal in several European countries."
  • "Brian : So, our topic of discussion is the new anti-piracy laws which are being debated in Europe."
  • "Brian : Let's remember that when we discuss piracy, we should also discuss privacy!"
  • "all good subjects, but I've decided that we'll be talking about the recent internet anti-piracy laws in Europe."
  • "If the anti-piracy legislation is passed, government agencies will be tracking IP addresses, monitoring our downloads, maybe even reading our e-mails!"

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