Definition[edit | edit source]

Ripping means to use software

to copy an audio compact disk ('audio CD') directly onto a computer’s hard drive by compressing the audio information on the CD into the MP3 format.[1]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. A&M Records, Inc. v. Napster, Inc., 239 F.2d 1004, 1011 (9th Cir. 2001) (full-text).

See also[edit | edit source]

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