The hits keep rolling on the Chinese Apple counterfeit stores front

The hits keep rolling on the Chinese Apple counterfeit stores front || “Report: 22 more fake Apple stores found in China” http://ow.ly/60Zm4

It is true – some of the most famous Apple stores in the world aren’t Apple stores.  I’ve been following this story over the past few weeks (here and here) but the hits keep on coming with the total number of fake stores discovered rising to approximately 30.  The camera phone video below takes us through a walk around one of these counterfeit locations.

Another interesting look at the situation – complete with rendered animation – comes from Next Media Animation in Taipei.

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The fake Apple store in China saga keeps getting more bizarre

The fake Apple store in China saga keeps getting more bizarre || “Wait, There Are FIVE Fake Apple Stores In Kunming?” http://ow.ly/5MUM7

Counterfeit products are one thing but an entire store is amazing

Counterfeit products are one thing but an entire store is amazing || “Entire fake Apple shop found in Chinahttp://ow.ly/5KjVB

Another example of the tight bond between social change and technology

Google Logo officially released on May 2010

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Another example of the tight bond between social change and technology – “Google accuses China of meddling with Gmailhttp://ow.ly/4iCLV

This is just outstanding; how does one combat this anyhow?

Groupon logo.

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This is just outstanding; how does one combat this anyhow? – “As Groupon eyes China, it faces doppelganger – Groupon” http://ht.ly/42WZC