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Govt Sending Inconsistent Message on Counterfeiting

Two people from Rapid City, Bar Braver and Ravaye Meltzer, have pleaded guilt to counterfeiting products and face penalties of up to 10 years in prison and $2 million in fines. It seems the counterfeiters have attempted to pass off goods as authentic products of Monster Energy, Angry Birds, Hollister, The North Face and Ed Hardy…when the products weren’t actually products of these companies. If we so strongly oppose the counterfeiting of currency and manufactured goods, why do some enthusiastically support the counterfeiting of other things?

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