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Ahead of IPO, Alibaba targets counterfeit items

Company is reportedly sweeping its listings, finding counterfeit items and removing them from its e-commerce pages.

By 14 May 2014

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To thwart counterfeiting, UK mint proposes new pound coin

A new 12-sided design has both covert and overt signs that make it easier to find fakes. But modernization only goes so far: the 766-year-old Trial of the Pyx tradition lives on to check the metals.

By 19 March 2014

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Google accuses Hollywood of 'trying to censor the Internet'

Using information from alleged documents leaked by the Sony hackers, Google said the Motion Picture Association of America and Mississippi's attorney general conspired to limit free speech on the Internet.

By 19 December 2014

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Package forwarding from the US to Australia: A complete guide

If you've found something in an online store that doesn't ship to Australia, you need a parcel forwarding service to go the extra mile(s). We've got all the details on the major services as well as everything you need to know about getting those goodies to your door.

By 7 November 2014

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Android 5.0 Lollipop updates roll out

As Nexus 6 hits carriers, the latest Android update begins to arrive. Kindle e-readers and Skype also get updates, and researchers find sketchy ads for fake goods on Facebook.

By 15 November 2014

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Police skirt Tor anonymity software in shutting down illegal websites

US and European police say they closed more than 400 online contraband markets and arrested 17 people -- who thought they were hidden by the popular tool.

By 8 November 2014

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​ANZ looks to a smartphone future with new mobile wallet

For ANZ, the future of banking is clearly tied to smartphones, with the bank announcing a new mobile wallet for consumers, NFC-compatible ATMs in the pipeline and a mobile card reader for businesses.

By 5 November 2014

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Amazon in trouble with China over counterfeit book charges

The retail giant has been accused of offering counterfeit books through third-party sellers in China, says Chinese news site Sina Tech.

By 28 June 2013

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iMessage spam deluge traced to knock-offs in China

Text message spam is best ignored, but when a security researcher followed a trail of deception laid out on Apple's iMessage he became the proud owner of cheap designer accessories from China.

By 24 October 2014

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eBay, LVMH settle lengthy lawsuit over fake goods

The agreement calls for eBay and the French luxury goods maker to "combat" counterfeit items that wind their way onto the online marketplace, says Reuters.

By 18 July 2014