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Bootleg, as a general term, refers to the illegal distribution or sale of any goods. In software, music and video terminology it refers to any materials -- such as a a program, song or movie -- that is illegally distributed or sold without permission from the copyright or trademark owner. Bootleg can also refer to "copies" of software that are knowingly installed on more than one computer when the license prohibits more than one installation.







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