Prior to beginning work on this assignment, read Chapter 5 in the textbook and view the and videos. You must include at least one additional scholarly and/or professional source for your paper. You may wish to review the recommended resources for this week for assistance with this research. You may also access the guide for assistance with finding appropriate resources.
Theft of intellectual property, such as music and video recordings, has been commonplace for many years. During the 1970s and 1980s portable inexpensive recording devices made piracy of video and music relatively easy to accomplish. With the advent of the MP3 and MP4 formats utilized to compress large files for data storage and portability, piracy has flourished. Motion pictures, music, and data can now be easily accessed via small personal computerized devices such as cellular phones, tablets, and MP3 players. In addition, large files can be easily stored on digital flash drives often no bigger than a coin. This has enabled digital pirates to safely store movies, music, and data for transport to locations on a global scale.
In this paper, you must
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