Chronic unemployment, lack of legal consequences and overall opportunity are causes of maritime piracy in the modern world. In many places where piracy is rampant, controlling factors are either nonexistent or ineffectiv... More »

Music piracy is the illegal copying or downloading of music without the consent of the recording artist, composer or recording company releasing the piece of music. Paying for the music typically invokes the consent need... More »

Software piracy is the illicit use and distribution of copyrighted computer programs. Pirates create unlicensed copies of software and sell them at a cheaper price, which negatively affects the revenue and job retention ... More » Technology Software

Some of the possible consequences of invasion of privacy for the victim or plaintiff are suffering from the disclosure of private facts, false light or intrusion. Any of these results can result in a civil suit in which ... More »

Some consequences of parole violation include substantial fines, jail time up to several days, and increased probation time, sometimes up to years. In other instances, a probation officer may assign community service det... More » Government & Politics Crime

Stealing has legal, social and personal consequences. Depending on the amount stolen and the means of committing the theft, legal punishments range from restitution and court-ordered counseling to imprisonment. Theft als... More »

Privacy is a basic human need, and invasion of privacy can have serious psychological and emotional consequences, including paranoia, anxiety, depression and broken trust. Invasion of privacy is both a legal and an ethic... More »