Recently, one of the most worrying problems in society is about copyright infringement or copyright violation. Simply, we can define it as the unauthorized use of material that is covered by copyright law. So, it is a form of violation to one of the exclusive copyright of someone, including the right to reproduce or perform the copyrighted work, or to make derivative works.
It is a common problem in music industry now. It makes many people feel worry more and more. Even, some of them feel pessimistic whether they can cope with such copyright infringement case or not. For electronic and audio-visual media, unauthorized reproduction and distribution is also commonly referred to as piracy.
Anyway, piracy term was firstly made by Daniel Defoe in 1703 when he said of his novel True-born Englishman: It is being printed again and again, by pirates. Definitely, the practice of labeling the act of infringement as piracy actually predates copyright itself. It can be a very difficult matter to be solved, since it needs a high awareness to be able to understand that every work needs to be appreciated, thus the copyright infringement is the most unacceptable appreciation people have ever seen.
Now, can you give the example of copyright infringement? Actually, it is very easy mater, since you have already seen the examples in your daily life. The easiest case is the unlawful downloading of copyrighted material and sharing of recorded music over the Internet in the form of MP3. It is a kind of crime that many people never aware. So, do you belong to people who contribute to piracy?