from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A measure or action taken to counter or offset another one.
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- n. Any action taken to counteract or correct another
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an action taken to offset another action
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So to get Lennon out of the country, the strategic countermeasure is to deport Lennon so he won't be able to take this tour that would register young voters.
It turns out that all it takes to get around the BBC's countermeasure is to structure the request header using the same quirks as an iPhone.
"With this action, BioThrax remains a critical and long-term countermeasure for the US government," said Fuad El-Hibri, chairman and chief executive officer of Emergent BioSolutions.
This particular countermeasure is about as effective as having Jack Valenti stand in the street in front of your house wagging his finger and saying, “Tut, tut, you shouldn’t do that I’m shocked and appalled.”
This approach requires a different kind of countermeasure, but it's still well-understood in the security world.
Basically, rapidshare doesn't know which content is copyrighted or not, as a good percentage of it is encrypted, and that percentage is sure to grow if any kind of countermeasure is tried.
This is actually a kind of countermeasure against a user (hacker) impersonating another user.
Toyota uses the term "countermeasure" for a reason, rather than
But in January a conservative senior Iranian cleric thought to be close to President Mahmoud Ahmedinejad said that it was "only natural" to have nuclear bombs as a "countermeasure" against other nuclear powers, thought to be a reference to America and Israel.
"countermeasure" to get around it, so as someone else pointed out, the terrorist win AGAIN!