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Piracy in a legal context

Annemarie Middelburg

Piracy in a legal context

prosecution of pirates operating off the Somali coast

by Annemarie Middelburg

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Published by Wolf Legal Publishers in Nijmegen, The Netherlands .
Written in English

  • Piracy,
  • Hijacking of ships,
  • Prevention

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAnnemarie Middelburg
    LC ClassificationsKZ7212 .M53 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination108 p. ;
    Number of Pages108
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25197294M
    ISBN 109058506347
    ISBN 109789058506344
    LC Control Number2011531560

      First, he examines the context of regional forms of maritime violence and the evolving nature of the threat. Next, he explores the legal framework for state action to counter piracy, the need for interagency and intrastate coordination mechanisms, and the expanded efforts to effect timely law-enforcement prosecutions.

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The book paints a picture of the most preferable way to proceed on the prosecution of Somali pirates, in order to combat the international crime of piracy and to find a solution for impunity at national and international level.

by: 4. E-book piracy is a rising issue but what can you actually do about it. In this article we help you not only prevent e-book piracy but take action if it has already happened.

E-Book Piracy and What You Can Do About It Turgay Birand on Febru A legal letter also has more gravitas if a legitimate law firm’s name is attached to it. Ebook piracy is a real issue. You’d be amazed at how many websites have pirated or claim to have pirated your book.

There it is sitting there, being given away for free. All those sales lost. Worse yet, most of these sites have no contact information. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 23 cm: Contents: Definition of piracy under international law --Background of piracy in Somalia --Universal jurisdiction and Somali piracy --Prosecution solutions, option 1: prosecution in Somalia --Prosecution solutions, option 2: prosecution in the ICC --Prosecution solutions, option 3:.

In a new book, Piracy, I am independently interested in intellectual property and Johns does a superb job of laying out the historical context for piracy in America today.

especially as he delved into relatively current events. I would recommend this book to a friend interested in the legal evolution of intellectual property laws. Read Cited by: Coda: A Short History of Book Piracy Bodó Balázs. Introduction. The history of media piracy explored in this report is predominantly a history of the digital.

era. Digital technologies have brought a sharp drop in the cost of reproduction of many cultural goods and, consequently, in the degree of control that producers exercise over howFile Size: KB.

The item Piracy in a legal context: prosecution of pirates operating off the Somali coast, Annemarie Middelburg represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in Biddle Law Library- University of Pennsylvania Law School.

We can thus conclude that this is a book that anybody interested in piracy and counter-piracy operations, the law of the sea, and more generally maritime and naval affairs, will find useful, both as a detailed introduction to the legal rules applicable to counter-piracy operations, and as a reference work.

Piracy and its Consequences. The digital age has undeniably provided us with many benefits that we use on a daily basis. With the internet and the ability to communicate globally and share information with only a click of a button, the human reach can go beyond Piracy in a legal context book borders.

In book: Encyclopedia of Law and Economics; we also briefly present the legal context and its recent evolution. As digital piracy consists in infringing intellectual property laws, it is.

This work is a valuable contribution to legal scholarship dealing with the human rights dimension of maritime law enforcement operations. It is a useful, timely and innovative resource for both academics and legal practitioners alike, or any person interested in the applicability and scope of human rights norms in the maritime : Anna Petrig.

Costing the books industry as much as € million, piracy is a major target for Italian book and news publishers in Members of AIE and FIEG, the Italian book and news publishers’ associations, meet in Rome’s cultural ministry to hear the results of their joint study of piracy’s impact on the industry.

For several years, it seemed as though the book industry was getting a reprieve. As the music industry was ravaged by file sharing, and the film and TV industry were increasingly targeted by downloaders, book piracy was but a quaint cul de sac in the vast file sharing ecology.

A brief narrative overview that attempts to situate early modern piracy and privateering in the context of the vast and wealthy Spanish seaborne empire, the pirates’ main target.

More attention than usual is paid to the victims of piracy and their responses. In addressing a range of relevant issues, this book presents a detailed and comprehensive up-to-date analysis of the legal issues pertaining to the repression of piracy and armed robbery at sea and assesses whether the currently existing legal regime is still adequate to effectively counter piracy in the 21st by: See also Legal Definition of Piracy (Intellectual Property Law).

In the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, at §, piracy is defined as follows: "Piracy consists of any of the following acts: "Any illegal acts of violence or detention, or any act of depredation, committed for private ends by the crew or the passengers of a private ship or a private aircraft, and directed.

It also focuses on the approach of the EU, placing counter-piracy in its broader legal context. Providing a detailed doctrinal exploration of the issues which counter-piracy raises, it emphasises and draws upon the insights of the practice of counter-piracy by bringing together academic lawyers and the legal advisers of the main actors in the.

Somali Piracy and Terrorism in the Horn of Africa The book provides readers with a comprehensive and in-depth analysis of the spate of piracy and terrorism plaguing the waters of Somalia and the global threat posed by this activity. Contesting the commonly held perception that the piracy and terrorism occurring in Somalia are two separate and unrelated activities, the.

maritime piracy and armed robbery against ships: exploring the legal and the operational solutions. the case of madagascar. jean edmond randrianantenaina. Piracy and imitations of designs hamper the development and expansion of export trade. It is regrettable that there are quite a few cases of piracy in the People's Republic.

Piracy injures the Chinese people's international prestige, causes the boycott of Chinese goods, and makes Chinese designers lose interest in making creative efforts.”. This book is AMAZING. Yes, it is a page historical and legal treatise on the origins of piracy as a concept (pirate as in software, not Jack Sparrow), but it's incredibly well-written, researched, and engaging.

Right up there with The Wealth of Networks as /5. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communications Specialist 2nd Class Jason R. Zalasky/Released. Human Rights and Piracy Introduction. Human Rights at Sea (HRAS) is working closely with Dr.

Anna Petrig for both the on-going legal research and development of ‘Human Rights and Piracy’ as part of the HRAS series of International Project programmes, and as a valued member of.

Piracy and illegal file-sharing: UK and US legal and commercial responsesby Aditi Mene, PLC Cross-borderRelated ContentThis article examines the piracy problems that have occurred in the online music, film, television, video-games and e-publishing industries, and the key legal, commercial and educational solutions that rights-holders in the UK and US have used to tackle.

1. Introduction. From the vantage point of international law, pirates have historically been viewed as hostis humani generis — ‘an enemy of all humanity’ — and treated accordingly. From this perspective, the context within which piracy emerges, and local perceptions of the nature and morality of acts of piracy committed by native sons, are of little by: Piracy in a Legal Context: Prosecution of Pirates Operating off the Somali Coast Annemarie Middelburg ISBN: ‐90‐‐‐4 Published by: aolf Legal Publishers (WLP) P.O.

Box CB Nijmegen The Netherlands Tel: +31 24 19 04 Fax: +31 84 67   Joshua M. White. Piracy and Law in the Ottoman Mediterranean. Stanford: Stanford University Press, ISBN pages.

$ This new study of maritime violence in the early modern Mediterranean provides a timely consideration of the personal, legal, and diplomatic repercussions of piracy from an Ottoman perspective.

White’s Author: Claire Norton. Piracy The act of violence or depredation on the high seas; also, the theft of Intellectual Property, especially in electronic media. Piracy is a crime with ancient origins.

As long as there have been ships at sea, pirates have sought to steal from them. Internationally, laws against piracy have ancient origins, too, but U.S. law developed chiefly in. Abstract: The study sought to find out the causes of book piracy and its effec t on book industry in Delta State.

Six research questions guided the study. Questionnaire was the major instrumen t. While Sweden (where both editors reside) might be able to argue Viking piracy sponsored state-building, many of the other case studies in this book are less convincing: for example, the Hokkien, Tay Son, and Sulu pirate empires were all destroyed.

Piracy has been an important and persistent feature of Asia’s maritime history. In fact, the largest pirate organizations in all of history were found in Asia. Although often regarded as the antithesis of trade, piracy is actually closely related to the world of commerce.

Pirates were themselves often traders (or smugglers) and relied on merchants to outfit their ships and sell. The introduction also provides the historical context, surprisingly absent from most studies of Mediterranean piracy, essential to understanding why the period between and was one of pervasive piracy.

(source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary. Moreover, piracy is intrinsically linked to state failure and other pathologies bred by it, such as organised crime and book adopts a holistic approach to the topic, examining approaches to piracy as these emerge in different geographical areas, as well as tackling the central issues which counter-piracy raises in terms of the Author: Panos Koutrakos.

Publishing sector has the lowest level of illegal downloads in the entertainment industry, with book piracy at half the rate of copyright theft in film and music. Context of Somalia 2.

Piracy off the Coast of Somalia 3. Somali pirates 4. Cooperation and Legal framework 5. Prevention and Deterrence of Piracy 6. Root causes 7. Conclusion. In legal philosophy, a distinction is often drawn between two broad categories of illegal act: those considered mala prohibita (acts that are technically illegal but not morally wrong), and those considered mala in se (“bad in themselves”).Acts mala prohibita are usually forbidden mainly in the interest of maintaining safety and order, whereas acts mala in se are prohibited.

Ebook pirates, how do you justify what you do. I find myself pirating a lot more books than I actually purchase.

I try to justify this by comparing it more like borrowing them from the library since I wont be in possession of the actual copy, rather than stealing them from a book store.

Piracy, act of illegally reproducing or disseminating copyrighted material, such as computer programs, books, music, and films. Although any form of copyright infringement can and has been referred to as piracy, this article focuses on using computers to make digital copies of works for distribution over the Internet.

From hackers to pirates. It doesn't seem to happen often but it obviously can happen, and here is such an example: Wiley Goes After Bit Torrent Pirates, although even here no actual specific person has yet been sued. Some ebook pirates say they avoid the most popular tit.

Piracy is an act of robbery or criminal violence by ship or boat-borne attackers upon another ship or a coastal area, typically with the goal of stealing cargo and other valuable items or properties.

Those who engage in acts of piracy are called earliest documented instances of piracy were in the 14th century BC, when the Sea Peoples, a group of ocean raiders, attacked. Book Piracy in Nigeria: Issues and Strategies by Christopher Nkiko, The Journal of Academic Librarianship, Octo This paper looks at book piracy in the Nigerian publishing industry and identifies the different forms in which this type of piracy is exhibited.

This chapter introduces some of the main copyright and legal issues that need to be considered in the context of digital publishing. It aims to provide a brief introduction to each topic and outlines the background to some of the debates that continue to surface, with references at the end for further research.The conclusion recapitulates the book's key arguments, fast-forwarding to the mid-eighteenth century to test the assertion that the Ottoman Mediterranean was a legal space, defined in large part by the challenge of piracy.A new academic study shows that piracy can have a positive effect on comic book sales under some conditions.

The empirical research, which zooms .