The definition of pirates in a person who robs at sea or plunders the land from sea without permission from a sovereign nation. Or a person who preys on others without cause. It is also defined as a person who reproduces the ideas of others with out permission or giving credit to the author.
The supreme court ruled that it is unlawful to make software that can aid in the ability to steel or pirate music, movies, software, and video games off the internet. The creators of the pirating software are to be held liable for any copy right infringement. This is a huge win for MGM Studios. They have been trying to stop people from illegally download products for some time now.