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Jack move means to steal

Posted by Bruce Kahl on July 29, 2003

In Reply to: Re: Jack move posted by ESC on July 28, 2003

: : translating a book by W.Gibson I met this phrase; what does it mean?

: Sentence please?

A "jack move" is an action undertaken to take possession of something which you do not own as in the word "hijack".
I heard it used in a couple of tunes played by my teenage offspring.