To take something from a higher undeserving source with the understanding that the source already takes enough from you or others already. The name derives from the heroic outlaw from English folklore, Robin Hood. Often confused with 'pirating', but it's similarities are differentiated by the source from which the item is taken from. When an item is taken/copied from a normal medium, the term 'pirating' is appropriate. When an item is taken/copied from a source which has already exploited the masses through a monopoly, political upper hand, or corrupt business policies, the term 'Hooding" is appropriate. Platform; "robbing from the rich and giving to the poor" -Robin Hood
He has been hooding the new release of that album.