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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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