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    Piracy

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    PIRACY IN THE PHILIPPINES; A THREAT TO OUR ECONOMY ? Nowadays‚ it is possible to acquire an imitation of anything. From watches to designer bags‚ anything can be replicated. With the help of globalization and technology‚ anyone can get their hands on whatsoever‚ especially pirated DVDs. Although the government has thoroughly expressed themselves about the consequences of piracy through advertisements‚ nothing has been done to address this matter. Yes‚ we are all aware that piracy

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    Piracy in Somalia

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    Piracy At Sea The word "pirate" typically makes one think of names like "Blackbeard‚" or it congers up images of buried treasure‚ tall sailing ships and sword fights. But the words and images which are traditionally linked with the term "pirate" do not reflect the pirates of today. Modern-day pirates are not sailing tall ships and do not wield swashbuckling swords or fire cannons. Today‚ pirates are found frequently off the shore of the African country of Somalia‚ and they use small metal skiffs

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    Piracy in Somalia

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    Piracy in Somalia Crisis around the Horn of Africa Bryant W. Abstract Piracy is a global concern that dates back thousands of years; however‚ it has taken new depth of mayhem in the modern age. The piracy in Somalia is a problem in the international shipping industry and imposes damage to ships and theft of cargo along the Horn of Africa. It causes water pollution off the Somali coast‚ considerable loss of life‚ and deteriorates the effectiveness of the shipping industry. Because of the

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    Piracy History

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    Piracy is said to have existed since ancient Roman times with its roots in the fishing industry. Some acts of piracy were handled as criminal acts‚ while others were a lawful means of plundering in warfare (privateering). The actual work of a pirate and a privateer was generally the same‚ so it was‚ therefore the authorization and perceived legality of the actions that formed the distinction. But after modern states came into existence and the principle of freedom of the seas was established all

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    Film Piracy

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    Film and Music piracy by definition is the illegal copying of movies and music videos for personal or commercial use. This is a new epidemic that is effecting the film industry financially on a global level. What are the necessary steps that can be taken on behalf of the film and music industry that can stop this illegal practice from occurring? Once you walk down the city streets like Petaling Street‚ you can easily find vendors selling their bootleg DVD copies of new released movies for half price

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    Zanzibar and Piracy

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    Introduction Piracy is certainly an Eastern Africa problem in recent years. It is‚ somehow‚ an expression of organised crime. For the last decade‚ piracy has made a home off the coast of Somalia and has‚ over the last three years or so‚ become increasingly disruptive to international trade. However‚ it has been a cause of deep concern for several centuries‚ indeed millennia in other parts of the world. For much of the 20th century‚ piracy was regarded as a problem most frequently associated

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    Definition of Piracy Piracy is typically an act of robbery or criminal violence at sea. The term can include acts committed on land‚ in the air‚ or in other major bodies of water or on a shore. It does not normally include crimes committed against persons traveling on the same vessel as the perpetrator (e.g. one passenger stealing from others on the same vessel). The term has been used throughout history to refer to raids across land borders by non-state agents. Piracy or pirating is the name of

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    Movie Piracy

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    can make copies of it on your home computer. There is a wide underground market around the country that is involved in the manufacturing‚ distribution and sales of pirated movies. This may not be very important to many citizens. However‚ movie piracy is still wrong. It does not matter if the movie is copied and sold in high quantity or if it is copied from a friend for personal use. There are laws that confirm how copying movies without proper authorization is illegal. Those who copy and sell

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    Info on Music Piracy

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    Luke Davis Topic: Music Piracy General purpose: To Inform Specific Purpose: To blow minds with the information about piracy of music. Thesis: Piracy of free music may be convenient and simple‚ but it’s illegal‚ it takes money away from the artist and the economy. I. Introduction A. Attention Getter: One credible study by the Institute for Policy Innovation states the annual harm done by piracy is at 12.5 billion dollars in losses to the U.S. economy well as more

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    Software Piracy

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    however; with the increased anonymity and ease of sharing information‚ piracy has become a very real issue for companies‚ both in and out of the workplace. Piracy can be segmented into two main industries; the multimedia industry which involves the copying of songs‚ videos and games‚ and the software industry which is the copying of software licences. For the purpose of this paper‚ we will be discussing the implications of software piracy‚ its effects on everyday businesses‚ and also briefly cover the

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