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unauthorized distribution

the offence committed where a person distributes any free printed matter without the consent of a principal litter authority on any land which is designated by the authority. A person is not guilty if he took reasonable steps to ensure that the distribution did not occur. Distribution of printed matter by or on behalf of a charity within the meaning of the Charities Act 1993, where the printed matter relates to or is intended for the benefit of the charity or where it is for political purposes or for the purposes of a religion or belief, is exempt. To ‘distribute’ printed matter means to give it out to, or offer or make it available to, members of the public and includes placing it on or affixing it to vehicles, but does not include putting it inside a building or letter-box.
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It is suggested, therefore, that unauthorized distribution and its consequences are socially constructed and shaped by social norms and meanings that make (some) sexts valuable in the peer group, and so promote distribution and the social shaming of "exposed" sexters (Angelides, 2013; Crofts et al., 2015; Hasinoff, 2015).
Prior to the mid-1990s, unauthorized distribution exerted relatively little effect on the major content industries; content industry gatekeepers blocked unauthorized copies, and "natural" protections inherent in the media and manner in which content was disseminated limited reproduction and distribution of those copies that reached the public.
"(A) has developed plans to effectively combat the unauthorized distribution of copyrighted material, including through the use of a variety of technology-based deterrents; and
As long as a stream has the flag, and a device has the intelligence to recognize it, unauthorized distribution of content would be very difficult.
"In addition to the obvious loss of revenue and increased liability for brand owners, counterfeiting and unauthorized distribution can significantly damage the value of a brand in the eyes of the consumer.
and other developers and distributors of the free services said the defendants had ''developed and control a network largely dedicated to the repeated and exploitative unauthorized distribution and reproduction of plaintiff's protected works.''
("We think it's lame that a company that built its business through unauthorized distribution would consider Percolator to be an unauthorized use of their resources," a note on the Angry Coffee site explains, "but they're entitled to their opinion.")
11 regarding the unauthorized distribution of the previously unregistered fertilizer and, following an investigation, issued a Notice of Correction June 5 for legal infractions.
The leaked document was marked "Unclassified Controlled Nuclear Information, Not For Public Dissemination." Unauthorized distribution of UCNI information, according to DOE spokesman Stuart Nagurka, is subject to "a civil fine of up to $100,000 and a criminal penalty of up to two years in prison."
We were suspicious that there might have been some unauthorized distribution of our product occurring, so we sent one of our engineers over [to the market] incognito with the specific task of trying to buy our compressors from as many distributors as possible.
DISH today announced that it has filed two lawsuits to end unauthorized distribution of Arabic channels and content for which it has the exclusive licenses.
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