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Silk Market- Beijings Proof of IPR Fraud

Posted by w_thames_the_d on June 9, 2011

Beijing talks about IPR treaties and their attempt to quash intellectual property rights abuses, but this single building shows it to be nothing but a sham. This place is the silk market, one of the biggest single locations for pirated goods in Bejing. The place is loaded with foreigners buying knockoff LV, Rolex etc. As long as this place is standing, Beijing is full of shit about their desire to stop IPR violations. Oh yeah its only about 3 miles from the nation’s capital, and not as if they are hiding…

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