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Piracy

1. Robbery committed at sea. Piracy is one of the world's oldest crimes and is a risk in international trade. Captured pirates generally are tried in military courts. A company may insure against injury or loss of goods due to piracy.

2. The act or practice of making illegal copies of copyrighted material. For example, printing copies of a book without the author's or publisher's permission may be piracy because neither receives any compensation for sales. Piracy is a major issue in online commerce. It is common, for instance, for a private user to upload a video to a website and even profit from views of that video without permission from or compensation to the copyright owners. The best way to prevent or prosecute this form of piracy remains a controversial issue.
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Thomas Bell created a second for Buccaneer when he crossed for Andrew Hunter to drive home.
Sydney, Australia, Dec 16, 2013 - (ABN Newswire) - Buccaneer Energy Limited (ASC:BCC) (OTCMKTS:BCGYF) ("Buccaneer" or "the Company") today announced the following changes to its management organization.
Buccaneer Energy's wholly owned subsidiary Buccaneer Resources is based in Houston, Texas, and is an upstream oil and gas company.
Putting together financing facilities totalling US$50 million in the current funding environment is a significant milestone for Buccaneer Energy.
The addition of INEXS to our preferred provider network is a significant step toward ensuring that we can continue to surface quality prospects and further reduce risk for our investors and stakeholders," said Curtis Burton, CEO of Buccaneer Energy.
Five armed buccaneers boarded the ship Spear on April 26 in the Brazilian port of Sepetiba, attacking the captain and crew.
For further information on Buccaneer, please visit the Company's website at www.
The victory kept Buccaneer in with a chance to go on and defend the cup they won last season.
Under management's stewardship, our facilities will help advance the Company's future development efforts in the Cook Inlet, enabling Buccaneer to expand its operations and increase delivery of mission-critical natural gas and other vital resources to customers and consumers alike throughout Alaska.
Mr Wilson resides in London, England and the Company is delighted that he has accepted the position with Buccaneer and believes his ongoing support of the business and his depth of experience in the oil and gas sector will be of great benefit to the Company as it moves towards developing its assets within the Cook Inlet, Alaska.
14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tampa Bay's Community Bank & Company has been named the Official Bank of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in a five-year marketing and services partnership agreement that was signed today at One Buccaneer Place.