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The copyright infringement outline below is from Wikipedia (10/30/10) and authorized under Wikipedia's fair use policy:
Copyright infringement, or copyright violation, is the unauthorized use of works covered by copyright law, in a way that violates one of the copyright owner's exclusive rights, such as the right to reproduce or perform the copyrighted work, or to make derivative works.
For electronic and audio-visual media under copyright, unauthorized reproduction and distribution is also commonly referred to as piracy.
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Information in the copyright points outlined above was determined by web search as a copyright violation model, by web search 10/30/2010, at Yahoo, http://info.yahoo.com/copyright/us/details.html, and from Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Copyright, and from policies written by Georgetown University at http://policies.georgetown.edu/copyright/sections/permissions. Also see the WebTheftHallofShame, an independent copyright, trademark, and plagiarism violation notification website.
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