The legal right granted to an author, composer, playwright, publisher, or distributor to exclusive publication, production, sale, or distribution of a literary, musical, dramatic, or artistic work ~ Piracy
The unauthorised use or reproduction of copyright or patented material: software piracy The operation of an unlicensed, illegal radio or television station. 2. Why there is piracy?
There must be reasons for piracy. Piracy is a committed by people for a number of reasons. Some of the reasons for this act are identified below: To enjoy services or entertainment at low cost prices or no cost to the consumers. Exp: Music, games, videos, software from internet.
For profit / Competitive Advantage
3. What is law?
Malaysia’s copyright act 1987 came into effect on 1 December 1987, replacing the copyright act 1969. The 1987 act confers copyright on and protects computer programs (software). The 1987 act amended in 1990 to ensure compliance with the prescribed standards and minimum requirements under the Berne Convention. The copyright (application to other countries) Regulations 1990 came into force on 1 October 1990, the day Malaysia acceded to the Berne Conventio. [ source: http://www.bsa.org/malaysia/antipiracy/Piracy-and-the-Law.com ]
1. Copyright is a form of legal protection that grants people who create and produce material the exclusive rights to control certain uses of that material from being reproduced without the permission of the copyright owner.
2. Why Piracy Exist??
For profit/competitive advantages
3. Moral Issues
Give a chance to the creator to able to make...