Software piracy

Updated: 02/02/2019 by Computer Hope
Software piracy

A term used to describe the act of illegally using, copying or distributing software without ownership or legal rights. The majority of software today is purchased as a single-user license, meaning that only one computer may have that software installed on it at one time. Copying that software to multiple computers or sharing it with your friend without multiple licenses is considered software piracy, which is illegal.

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