Online Piracy – level 1
Online piracy means that some people get or distribute music, movies and software illegally through the Internet. Movies come to theaters. Some sites offer the movies only a few days later.
More people stay at home because of the coronavirus. They find these online piracy sites. It is a big problem. Companies like Disney+ or Netflix want to stop it.
Last week, ´Mulan´ is on Disney+. ´Mulan´ is a movie about a Chinese woman. The woman wants to become a soldier. She dresses like a man. The story is very popular. Disney+ offers it to people for $30 dollars. Some people pay the money.
However, some people do not want to pay it. They find the illegal copy on pirate streaming sites. Some illegal copies are very good quality.
Also, experts worry that some pirate streaming sites can steal information about people.
Difficult words: online piracy (when someone downloads or distributes music and movies, and it is against the law), distribute (to share something among people), pirate streaming site (a site that has illegal copies of movies and TV shows).
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