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Pipa

A Portuguese measure of liquid volume approximately equivalent to 420 liters. It became obsolete after Lusophone countries adopted the metric system in the 19th century.
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But, the industry demonstrated its power through a concerted campaign of shutting down some sites and posting notices on others about the industry's opposition to the Internet piracy bills.
The Hollywood Studies have reamed up with governments in the E.U., U.K., Mexico, Korea and Japan to crack down on Internet piracy. A controversial new copyright treaty, called The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA), is currently in the works, and will purportedly introduce tough new measures to combat illegal downloading, file-sharing and secret monitoring.
Unless the public awareness is raised and more effective sanctions are introduced, the Internet piracy in the area of music and film is going to continue thriving.
Business secretary Lord Mandelson is planning to crack down on internet piracy and illegal file sharing on the web.
Internet piracy in the country reportedly plunged 40% after April.
As it was developed to make our daily life much more comfortable with faster and easier to access to available and useful information but it ha s also opened up a new dimension of misconduct such as internet piracy which is related to the down side of the technology.
"There has also been an increased trend this year towards internet piracy.
As for Russia, the USTR said mass-production and -distribution of intellectual property-infringing optical media and minimally restrained Internet piracy are among the major problems that need more enforcement work.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-8 February 2007-China shuts down 205 websites in Internet piracy investigations(C)1994-2007 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.m2.com
The Rolling Stones join Oasis, U2 and Eminem who have fallen victim to internet piracy.
The new JK Rowling book 'Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince' is already becoming a victim of Internet piracy, as within hours of the book's release illegal copies were to be found on the Internet.
INTERNET PIRACY focuses on the primarily-music piracy going on in the industry, with contributors providing essays inspecting the underlying issues on both sides.
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