Freedom from unauthorized access. Privacy issues in the security sense include digital rights management, spam deterrence, anonymity maintenance, and cracker disclosure rule adequacy. Privacy also means being able to maintain a balance between individuals’ privacy rights and those of the government in providing national security.
In April 2005, the U.S. government added Canada to its “piracy watch list” and ordered a review of Canadian Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) enforcement measures. The review was apparently fueled by a number of industry complaints alleging that Canada has become a haven for pirated and counterfeit goods, primarily because it and six other countries—the Ukraine, Belize, Latvia, Lithuania, Taiwan, and Thailand—act as channels for pirated goods moving from countries such as China to the U.S.
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