Piracy


What is piracy?

Piracy is the unauthorized use or reproduction of another’s work.

What is a counterfeit?

A counterfeit is an imitation, usually one that is made with the intent of fraudulently passing it off as genuine. Counterfeit products are often produced with the intent to take advantage of the established worth of the imitated product.

Why should I report piracy and counterfeits?

“Counterfeiting and piracy deprives authors and those involved in the publication of copyrighted material from being fairly compensated. Additionally, counterfeiting and piracy results in millions of dollars lost in potential sales. In fact – it actually contributes to the rise in textbook prices due to higher production costs.

What do I do if I received a book that I believe might be counterfeit?

If you receive a book that you believe to be counterfeit, refer to the above “Report Counterfeits” button or email us at counterfeits@mheducation.com. Please provide us with as much information as possible, including but not limited to: Title, ISBN and location where material can be purchased. Reported counterfeits will be evaluated on a case by case basis.

What do I do if I find a pirated copy of a title online?

If you find a pirated copy of a McGraw Hill title online, please refer to the above “Report Digital Piracy” button or email us at piracy@mheducation.com. Please provide us with as much information as possible, including but not limited to: Title, ISBN and link to where the material can be found.

Reported digital piracy will be investigated and dealt with accordingly.