copybroke

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copybroke definition

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/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)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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