Internet piracy

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The theft and reuse of entities found on the Internet. These include video clips, graphic images, and text. It is also the term that is used to describe the wholesale theft of Web sites where an illicit organization copies an existing site and places a new home page for the site as part of a criminal enterprise. In general the unauthorized use of Internet media is as much a crime as the unauthorized use of any other media. See Internet copyright.

Subjects: Computing.

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