Fake Apple Store: Update with Video (via BirdAbroad)

Will they ever close all Fake shops in China.

As we head towards 1,000,000 views in less than 72 hours over here on BirdAbroad, I think it's time to take stock and give an update on China's favorite ripoff Apple store. As many of you know, this story has struck a nerve in the Western world, and has spread virally…well, basically everywhere. Reuters is claiming that the story has been been picked up by nearly 1,000 media outlets – and I can tell you that I have personally been contacted by … Read More

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Are you listening, Steve Jobs? (via BirdAbroad)

Could China’s growth be attributed to their lack of respect of IP rights?

Are you listening, Steve Jobs? The Western news media is replete with pithy descriptions of the rapid changes taking place in China: China has the world's fastest growing economy. China is undergoing remarkable and rapid change. This represents a unique moment for a society changing as quickly as China. You probably read such things in the paper every day – but if you have never been to China, I'm not sure you know quite what this means on a mundane level. As I've mentioned el … Read More

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