copy protection definition

  • noun:
    • an easy method of steering clear of the illegal or unauthorized copying of an application product, specifically a preventive program that's incorporated into a copyrighted system.
    • A software or equipment method designed to prevent copying.
    • an easy method of avoiding the unlawful or unauthorized copying of a software product, especially a preventive routine that is incorporated into a copyrighted system.
    • A software or hardware mechanism designed to avoid copying.

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