Items tagged with Counterfeit

You know what's even better than weird news? Weird news well-flavored with legal stupididy, that's what. Our saga today starts with a shipping oddity; specifically the fact that Overclockers.com forum member Dreadrok ordered a Core i7 920 from... Read more...
When Japan first started to produce goods, many said they marveled at how well Japan could copy things. Now many such knock-offs come from China. In terms of the iPhone, such replicas could easily spotted. Now, not so much. A consumer delivered a device to MacMedics that he had purchased from eBay. While at first... Read more...
Scientists at the Hitachi Research Labs in Japan are raising the stakes in counterfeit protection technologies with the development of a new RFID (radio-frequency identification) tag. Measuring just 50 micrometers by 50 micrometers, these new RFID tags are smaller than grains of sand, and are in fact the smallest... Read more...
Apparently in Michigan the answer is 5 months in prison, 5 months home confinement (Is he banned from broadband access?) and in this case $15,660 restitution.   "Between Aug. 26, 2003 and Sept. 7, 2004, using two different eBay user names, Thomas... Read more...