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    Piracy Of War

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    so he was a privateering expedition at that times. In 1698, he captured a merchant ship that the captain was an English man but had a French pass. Later, the government arrested him for piracy. Therefore, privateering/corsairing is legal, because government permitted it to attack enemy’s ships in times of war. Piracy is illegal, because government does not support in times of peace. 3,

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    Boehmer 1 Allen Boehmer Mr. Vitale British Lit 6 April 2014 Piracy In The Caribbean Piracy has been around since man learned to sail, and it will be around until the end of time. Although piracy has been around forever, their have been particular times that it has flourished. One of these time periods was European expansion into the Americas. In the time of European expansion to the Americas, the East India Company was met with little resistance. However, one group of people in particular fed off

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    The Evolution of Piracy

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    The Evolution of Piracy The protection of trade in general has always been considered as essential to the defense of the commonwealth, and, upon that account, a necessary part of the duty of the executive power. INTRODUCTION Adam Smith lived in a turbulent and unpredictable world. Indeed Britain was an affluent nation at the time, but that does not over-ride the sometimes-barbaric notions of its citizens. Piracy was rampant in the Eighteenth Century reaching its peak in 1724 when trade

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    The Golden Age of Piracy

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    The Golden Age of Piracy began around 1650, and ended around 1730. Piracy is an act of robbery or criminal violence at sea, but 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 criminal. The term has been used throughout history to refer to raids across land borders by non-state agents. A pirate is one who commits robberies at sea, usually without being

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    Software Piracy

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    Software Piracy Many people these days are guilty of being ‘software pirates’. They justify their actions by claiming they are stealing from the huge corporate company’s that are just out there to make a buck and don’t care about their customers. This viewpoint, however, overlooks the real fact that it is such actions that what is actually hurting customers and those who are law abiding citizens. “Software piracy is the unauthorized copying or distribution of copyrighted software. This can be

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    Software Piracy

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    Software Piracy Software piracy is the failure of a licensed user to adhere to the conditions of a software license or the unauthorized use or reproduction of copyrighted software by a person or entity that has not been licensed to use the software. Software piracy has become a household word and a household crime and has had a great affect on the software industry. It is a problem that can only be solved by the choices of each individual. The computer software industry is one of the great business

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    Dive into the History of Piracy Definition of Piracy Piracy is typically an act of robbery or criminal violence at sea ( History of Piracy, ) Jolly Roger The Jolly Roger is a flag flown to identify ship as pirate ship. Names of Piracy • Pirate: A person who robs from other ships at sea. • Privateer: A captain of a ship that attacked and caught other ships and rob valuable items from them. A privateer was not a true pirate because the nation’s government would provide them special

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    Golden Age Of Piracy

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    pirates after they saw all of the riches that had been acquired by the other pirates they encountered at sea. Pirates have occupied the Pacific, Atlantic, and Indian oceans and the seven seas for thousands of years. Piracy had been in existence for centuries but the “Golden Age” of piracy occurred

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    Malaysian Piracy Industry

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    Malaysian Piracy Industry Though it isn’t the largest or the most lucrative business of its type, the Malaysian software piracy industry is arguably the boldest and most blatant in the world. Despite international pressure, government crackdowns, and attempts by focus groups, the industry survives and flourishes to this day. The purpose of this examination is to reveal what keeps the pirates running, what is being done to curb them, and ethical issues involving the unauthorized duplication

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    Authors make pirates/pirating/piracy seem more exciting and adventurous than they really are. Pirates are actually just like everyday people trying to make a living. They maybe stealing other’s belongings and property, but pirates had to make money somehow and to them, piracy was the only way. To begin with, many people liked the idea of piracy in the 16th century. In that time, bigger, better, and faster ships were built. Colonial expansion was starting with all the gold and other goods being

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