Despite earlier efforts to scrub counterfeit items from its listings, the Chinese online retail giant allowed counterfeiters to list their wares, according to a new lawsuit from several luxury goods makers.
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China's e-commerce giant says that since January 2013 it has banned 90 million counterfeit items that had been on its listings.
An infected, counterfeit version of Apple's Xcode developer software apparently led to dozens of compromised apps.
Company is reportedly sweeping its listings, finding counterfeit items and removing them from its e-commerce pages.
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.
The retail giant has been accused of offering counterfeit books through third-party sellers in China, says Chinese news site Sina Tech.
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.
The electronics safety organization has put out a warning about counterfeit Apple USB chargers that may be unsafe.
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