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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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Featuring high-spec furnishings and Alde central-heating systems, Buccaneer Caravans are eight-feet wide, allowing you to really feel the space.
Ronn Bechler, Managing Director of Market Eye, will be the primary investor and media contact for Buccaneer moving forward.
All the new companies working in Cook Inlet including Buccaneer, Furie, Hilcorp, and Cook Inlet Energy, another independent working on the west side of the Inlet, are focused on developing oil as well as gas because of the high value of crude oil.
The Buccaneer's Realm is well written and scholarly, laced with interesting particulars and a bit of humor.
"They need to see and experience as broad a range of activities as possible and are very fortunate to have been part of the Buccaneers tour."
BUCCANEER went in front early on through Shaun Hendricks and were playing well but failing to convert their chances and paid the price when Acklam levelled.
The Buccaneers pass defense will continue to struggle against Denver with cornerback Eric Wright suspended for the next four games after violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing drugs.
Lingfield drew level again with a well-taken free-kick which shocked Buccaneer, who found they had a game on their hands that had to be won.
The City of Miami Gardens has issued this Request for Proposal (RFP) to solicit competitive technical, schedule and cost proposals from prequalified and shortlisted Design Build Firms or teams (Design Builder) to implement an overall improvement project at Buccaneer Park as described herein.
West Eagle is comprised of 15,824 acres, 8,843 acres in the West Eagle Unit and 6,981 acres in adjacent State leases, and is 100% owned by Buccaneer.
The Scarlet Buccaneer was trying to return home to Howth to shelter from worsening weather, but she grounded on the seaward side of Dublin's East pier.
Curtis Burton, Managing Director and CEO Buccaneer Energy commented on today's announcement, "With our new board now firmly in place we are taking steps to streamline operations, reduce capital expenditures and accelerate our overall development plan.