Economy news

Online trade in fake storage media thrives

February 2020 edition | A recent sample shows the scale of the trade in counterfeit electronics on the Internet.…

Amazon pledges to improve cooperation with authorities

January 2020 edition | Sharing more data on alleged vendors of fakes with law enforcement agencies – this way,…

Amazon: Anti-counterfeiting no priority, say former employees

November 2019 edition | Amazon might neglect the fight against counterfeiting to avoid disadvantages for its own business, according…

Cisco to step up fight against gray marketing and counterfeiting

November 2019 edition | The IT manufacturer Cisco wants to intensify the fight against gray market products and counterfeits,…

Google lists counterfeit products prominently in search results

October 2019 edition | Search engines such as Google often take users to online shops that are suspected of…

Alibaba takes action against hundreds of counterfeiting rings

October 2019 edition | Together with Chinese authorities, Alibaba has already taken successful action against nearly 500 manufacturers of…

Crowd-Shipping – a new gateway for counterfeits?

October 2019 edition | In future, crowd shipping platforms might be used by counterfeiters as a new way to…

English Football League cracks down on counterfeiting

September 2019 edition | In the past season, the English Premier League has seized over 160,000 counterfeit articles in…

Eye-catching new report takes counterfeiting into mass media

September 2019 edition | The well-known German news outlets ARD, NDR, and Die Zeit are currently drawing attention to…

Apple deceived by counterfeit iPhones

April 2019 edition | Two students apparently cheated the technology giant Apple out of hundreds of thousands of euros…