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I prefer: “theft is taking something from someone that that doesn’t person want you to have”. After all, I don;t have to physically have lost something to feel aggrieved at it’s absence[/quote:502234379b]

I’m pretty sure this one leaves a bit to be desired too :) The above definition would include such things as forced land purchases, or a business deal where a company is selling to a competitor or other entity while under duress or financial strain. Also, I see a distinct difference between taking something from someone and taking a copy, though i do believe the tradtional concept of theft is outdated as it refers to disposessing a victim, which isnt necessarily true any more.

Dave