Definition Edit

A music pirate is someone who

use[s] digital recording technology to make and to distribute near perfect copies of commercially prepared recordings for which they have not licensed the copyrights.[1]

Overview Edit

Various pirate websites offer free downloads of copyright material, and a single pirate site on the Internet may contain thousands of pirated audio computer files.[2]

References Edit

  1. Recording Indus. Ass'n of America v. Diamond Multimedia Sys., Inc., 180 F.3d 1072, 1073 (9th Cir. 1999) (full-text).
  2. Id. at 1074.