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copying

ko pee ing

  • n  an act of copying
  • v  copy down as is
  • v  reproduce someone's behavior or looks
  • v  reproduce or make an exact copy of
  • v  make a replica of

  • This acceptance of copying has helped devalue Vietnamese art, since collectors are never sure if they are buying the real thing.
  • Last month a Federal Court of Appeals declared Grokster and Morpheus as legal as a VCR or a Xerox copy machine, whose legitimate copying uses outweigh illegitimate ones.
  • One by one, then hundreds by hundreds, people started downloading the video, e-mailing it, linking to it, sharing it, copying it and reuploading it.
News & Articles

  • Charlie Sheen calls Farrah Abraham 'desperate' with 'tranny boobs' after text messages leak
    Charlie Sheen is spitting mad at Farrah Abraham for leaking their flirtatious text messages, so the "Anger Management" star repaid the favor in kind by apparently carbon copying TMZ on his hateful rejection letter -- sent via SMS, of course.
    June 14, 2013 - Zap2It
  • Facebook Adds #Hashtags
    The social network is copying the idea from Twitter.
    June 13, 2013 - Datamation
  • Apple iOS 7: Removing the obstacle of user interface
    Some have accused Apple of copying the user experience of its competitors for the latest version of its mobile OS. Some are complaining that the changes are too drastic, or have not gone far enough. The reality is that the future of computing has one ultimate and common goal, which is to eliminate the user interface altogether.
    June 12, 2013 - ZDNet
Quotes

  • Nora Roberts in USA Today
    In 1997, romance novelist Janet Dailey acknowledged taking material from Roberts, saying that "my essentially random and non-pervasive acts of copying are attributable to a psychological problem that I never even suspected I had."
  • Paul White, Baron Hanningfield in Chorley Guardian
    I have had a lot of calls from councils around the country about the possibility of copying what we are trying to do,said Essex County Council leader Lord Hanningfield. "This is exactly what local government should be doing. Identifying...
  • Andrea in Register
    Andrea Pirotti, executive director of ENISA, commented: "Business in Europe must realise that printing and copying is not as safe as when Gutenberg started printing 540 years ago. Crucial company assets and confidential data is at stake as even...

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