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counterfeiting

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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 Mar. 19, 2014

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U.K. signs anti-counterfeiting treaty as digital activists protest

Most of the EU member states have signed the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement, or ACTA, but opponents are urging citizens to lobby European Parliament members not to give their approval.

By Jan. 26, 2012

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Check counterfeiting using botnets and money mules

SecureWorks uncovers bizarre criminal operation that uses digital techniques to aid in old-school check counterfeiting.

By Jul. 28, 2010

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Nokia, SAP team up to fight counterfeiting

Two tech giants are forming a new company to help manufacturers combat counterfeit products via a combination of SAP's supply chain technology and Nokia's authentication software.

By Oct. 27, 2009

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Pro-IP senators concerned anti-counterfeiting treaty may be too broad

Two senators who strongly support intellectual property protections are concerned over that an anti-counterfeiting treaty under negotiation goes too far.

By Oct. 2, 2008

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Bush administration defends secrecy over anti-counterfeiting treaty

Officials use Washington event to allay concerns over new, multilateral anti-counterfeiting agreement that has privacy advocates and companies like Google concerned.

By Sep. 22, 2008

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White House, tech giants aim to keep online ads off rogue sites

The White House and eight major tech companies unveil best practices for online ad networks aimed at cutting off revenue to Web sites "selling counterfeit goods or engaging in copyright piracy."

By Jul. 15, 2013

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Behind the scenes with the next-gen $100 bill

Road Trip 2010: It's been just two months since the U.S. Bureau of Engraving & Printing introduced the brand-new $100 bill. CNET's Daniel Terdiman got a chance to see every step of the bills' production process.

By Jul. 1, 2010

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Canada launches robot-themed plastic banknote from space

Aboard the International Space Station, astronaut Chris Hadfield unveils the new polymer $5 bill, which showcases ISS robots Canadarm2 and Dextre.

By Apr. 30, 2013