Compare and Contrast - Some people know it is wrong to shoplift but think it is okay to copy a copyrighted CD or DVD. How is piracy similar to shoplifting and why is it wrong to copy a CD or DVD for a friend?
Angelis M. Sanchez
1/23/2014 11:04:04 pm
Piracy is similar to shoplifting because you are still doing something unethical and illegal. Something wrong. But they are also different, since shoplifting is when you take the item and "steal" it. Piracy is not stealing, it's copying. It is wrong to copy a CD or DVD for a friend because it's simply illegal. And because in some way you are not paying to the person/company who came up with that DVD or CD.
1/23/2014 11:20:22 pm
Basically , it is stealing somebody else music or dvd without paying for that item.
1/23/2014 11:12:53 pm
Piracy is similar to shoplighting because you are stealing another's person thing or object. your taking something that had never belong to you or wasn't for your's to begin with. it is wrong to copy a CD or DVD because it is agaisnt the law. It is illegal and you do have the rights to copy someone intellectual property.
1/23/2014 11:25:26 pm
well it both stealing but the without paying but also could make money out of those things
1/23/2014 11:28:12 pm
piracy is similar to shoplifting because your stealing someones ideas/thoughts/work. you shouldnt steal no ones work because you can get in serious trouble, might even get sued if the person has there work copyrighted.
1/23/2014 11:29:45 pm
piracy is similar to shoplifting because shoplifting is when u steal something from a store that u didn't pay for.And piracy is when u copy something of someones on the internet and u didn't get permission from the person to do so.And the reason why they are similar is because they are both a form of stealing because for shoplifting u didn't get permission to take and piracy didn't get permission to do so either..
Marissa B period 3
1/24/2014 12:23:28 am
A) Piracy is similar to shoplifting, because when you download and share copyrighted material without permission you are accessing this material without paying for it, therefore you are stealing it.
D.P. period 3
1/24/2014 01:12:34 am
Piracy is similar to shoplifting because you are stealing intellectual property. To copy a CD or a DVD is the same as someone walking into the store and taking the the CD or DVD without paying. The company that copyrights the material doesn't receive payment in either case so therefor it's stealing.
Malik Ellison Period 3
1/24/2014 01:33:47 am
Piracy and shoplifting is similar because its still stealing , just a different form of it.
Ashley Vigio Period 4
1/24/2014 02:25:01 am
A) Piracy and shoplifting is smilar because in both ways you are stealing something thqat does not belong to you na breaking the rules and would have to face the consequences.
1/24/2014 02:38:39 am
A- Shoplifting and copying a copyrighted CD or DVD are the same because you're stilling the information of these product wish is not legal suggested by their laws.
1/24/2014 02:50:57 am
Piracy is similar to shoplifting because you are taking something that is not free without paying for it. It is wrong to copy a CD or DVD for a friend because you are taking away from the owners profit. I think the only reason people pirate CD's and other things is because you are less likely to get caught and punishment is lighter than if you were to get caught shoplifting tangible items.
A.H Period 4
1/24/2014 02:51:41 am
Piracy is similar to shoplifting because you're stealing something that's not yours without permission.
1/24/2014 02:52:07 am
shop lifting is wrong so is piracy stealing music, files and other things is wrong
1/24/2014 02:53:25 am
What I think is that Piracy and Shoplifting are similar because your stealing something from the internet and something from a store. You can go to jail for just downloading something easy but can get you in major trouble Depends.
1/24/2014 02:54:44 am
shop lifting thats wrong but come on just go out and buy the movie or cd instead of makeing them i mean my freinds parents are to lazy to buy the real movies so they go out and buy the fake ones so baseicly the bootleg type moveis or disk'
1/24/2014 02:57:37 am
you right my family does the samething the get bootleg movies that arnet even that good the quality on the moveis suck
1/24/2014 02:56:12 am
1/24/2014 02:56:29 am
It is stealing somebody else's product without paying for it. It is wrong because the owner took the time out to make the product and probably put their own money into it without getting any intended compensation back.
Jaquann T. p.4
1/24/2014 02:57:58 am
a.) Piracy is similar to shoplifting because, they both have to do with taking the producer's idea and not paying for it or asking for permission.
1/24/2014 03:00:06 am
It wrong to copy some one work.Because when some one do they work and some one more come to copy it that not right at all , that person can do they work by they self and done copy at all that's what I think . So don't copy at all .
1/29/2014 08:51:36 am
It is similar because either way you're doing something illegal and u are taking something without asking permission.
2/6/2014 11:23:08 pm
Well of you're not paying for it then you're taking without the other person making profit. so yeah it's still stealing.
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