A type of software piracy
that occurs when users share their software
with other users who are not authorized to have access by the End-User License Agreement (EULA
). The most common type of softlifting occurs when a person does legitimately purchase software but installs
it onto multiple computers which is a violation of the licensing agreement. Softlifting may also be called softloading
or end-user piracy
See software piracy.
Also see"Is Software Ownership the Same as Licensing?" in the in the "Did You Know..." section of Webopedia.
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