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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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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
There's no question that those who pay for the creation of entertainment deserve protection from unauthorized distribution of their investment.
Recent legislation in the European Union (EU) has placed a ban on gray market activity, resulting in an increase in legal actions taken against retailers and importers dealing in the unauthorized distribution of goods.
has paid a $550,000 penalty for the unauthorized distribution of two pesticide products that were used in supermarkets nationwide, the U.
It focuses on the management of digital rights concerning that specific content by prohibiting its involuntary and voluntary unauthorized distribution.
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It s harder and harder to make money in the media business," he said, citing sites that enable the illegal downloading of fulllength songs and movies, DVD piracy and the unauthorized distribution of copyright content on services "such as YouTube.
According to the announcement, the new technology allows users to read and record CD content and enhances the PC user's music experience, while precluding unauthorized distribution of music files through the Internet.
By assigning folder and document level access rights in the client workspace, Sandler Training can also prevent the downloading or unauthorized distribution of confidential files and intellectual property to another party.
The pilots of US Airways, represented by the US Airline Pilots Association (USAPA), today expressed their outrage at the airline's acknowledgement that its management personnel aided in unauthorized distribution of the highly confidential personal data of thousands of pilots.
The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) just this year highlighted the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 (PL 110-315)1 - effective July 1, 2010 - which states that "any educational institution that accepts federal student financial aid (Title IV HEA programs) must have developed and implemented a written plan to address the unauthorized distribution of copyrighted materials by the users of the institution's network.
Investigate online mechanisms deployed to exploit consumer demand for new products via unauthorized distribution of grey market and counterfeit goods
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