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Economist 8/3/15

  1. PRISONS in Japan are filling up with an unexpected group: the elderly. For the first time, more crimes are being committed by people over 65 than by those aged between 14 and 19 (see chart).
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Luxury Accessory Counterfeiters Change Their Methods, Brands Must Catch Up

It used to be pretty easy to spot counterfeit luxury goods online: when a handbag that normally costs, say, $3,000 is available for $50 on a website that popped up overnight, that’s usually a pretty good hint. 242 more words

Shopping

Can I Resell That Knockoff Bag?

Yard sale groups on Facebook are the new way to sell your gently used clothes, electronics and furniture without the hassle of actually setting up for a yard sale. 799 more words

Intellectual Property

Counterfeit Cosmetics | Industry Chatter

This article was published a few months ago about the rise of counterfeit cosmetics largely enabled by online shopping. According to the City of London police, around £90m is spent in one year on counterfeit cosmetics. 475 more words

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This Just In: Flipkart-Sellers' Racket Busted by MIDC Police

Harish S. Adwant

Enforcers of Intellectual Property Rights (EIPR), India’s largest investigation agency specialising in anti-counterfeiting solutions, busted a racket of counterfeit goods hoarded and circulated e-business retailers. 159 more words

This Just In

World Anti-Counterfeiting Day

World Anti-Counterfeiting Day on 24th June is being marked this year with a series of events across the globe and an awards presentation.

Counterfeiting is a global problem that simultaneously attacks legitimate businesses, threatens the livelihoods of honest worker and contributes to the criminal profits of organised criminal gangs. 438 more words

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Help Us Fight Fakes, Alibaba's Security Chief Tells Global Brands

When it comes to fighting fakes, Alibaba’s head of internet security says cooperation beats the courtroom any day.

Ni Liang, who runs the Hangzhou, China-based company’s anti-counterfeiting operations, was speaking to Reuters days after Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent and other luxury brands owned by Paris-based Kering SA sued Alibaba in New York, alleging the e-commerce giant had knowingly made it possible for counterfeiters to sell fakes. 635 more words

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