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copybroke

<security> /kop'ee-brohk/ (Or "copywronged" - a play on "copyright") 1. Used to describe an instance of a copy-protected program that has been "broken"; that is, a copy with the copy-protection scheme disabled or removed.

2. Copy-protected software which is unusable because of some bit-rot or bug that has confused the copy protection.

3. Used to describe data damaged because of a side effect of a copy protection system.

[Jargon File]

(1997-03-16)

 


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