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Hot Property: The Stealing of Ideas in an Age of Globalization
by Pat Choate
The problem of pirating and counterfeiting has grown from small-scale imitations of Levi’s jeans and Zippo lighters to a phenomenon that costs the United States an estimated $200 billion dollars per year. Pirated DVDs, computer software, designer clothes, and machinery flood global markets, inflicting heavy losses on U.S. businesses, while counterfeit medicines, auto and aircraft parts, and baby formula regularly cause fatalities around the world. The theft of artistic and scientific creation is draining our economy. It is the great economic crime of the twenty-first century.
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Issue: Science and Technology
Publisher: Knopf
Publish Date: 26 Apr 2020
Number of Pages: 368
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