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Cultural Faux Pas or Counterfeit Good?

Cultural Faux Pas or Counterfeit Good?

Chinatown, notoriously known for counterfeit luxury goods, is also a place to find cardboard cutouts of fake luxury items that are to be burned at Chinese funerals. One store owner selling these traditional items of mourning has recently been charged with two counts of copyright infringement in the third degree. Cultural insensitivity or cracking down on intellectual property infringement? Read more about it over at the New York Times.

Stuart Alter