Legal Glossary

Definition of Copyright Infringement

The use of copyrighted content without the owner's consent is known as copyright infringement.

This includes taking content from a website, such as music, photos, video, software, and other media, without getting consent or paying for it.

Without permission, it is unlawful to access or distribute these materials, and doing so could result in costly penalties like fines and legal action.

Always verify that you have authorization to use any multimedia content before releasing it online to protect yourself and your website from copyright infringement.

Be careful when linking to external websites whose content might be protected by copyright.

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