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n. ~ The illicit reproduction or distribution of material that is an infringement of intellectual property law.

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(Lessig 2004) If piracy means using the creative property of others without their permission, then the history of the content industry is a history of piracy. Every important sector of big media today – film, music, radio, and cable TV – was born of a kind of piracy. The consistent story is how each generation welcomes the pirates from the last.