The report was released the day before IIPA presents its anti-piracy recommendations for 2003, known as "Special 301", to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Zoellick.
The IIPA is an umbrella group comprising several industry associations in the media and software field such as the Business Software Alliance (BSA), the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), the Motion Picture Association of America, and the Interactive Digital Software Association.
Copyright breaches include illegally copied optical disc products for audio, music, and software, and piracy carried out through the Internet of entertainment and software products.
The U.S State Department defines Special 301 as the part of
In its most recent review, IIPA discussed IPR breaches in 63 countries, of which 56 were placed on some level of alert to be monitored.
IIPA singled out the
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