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Knockoff News 7

A weekly (or thereabouts) collection of news about counterfeits, fakes, knockoffs, replicas, imitations, and copying in general from around the globe:

Ciao, Italia!  To wrap up both Milan Fashion Week and the Winter Olympics, here's our featured article:

Apparently U.S. figure skater Johnny Weir is particularly fond of the "Made in Italy" label, but only if it's genuine:

Weir considers clothes and handbags and sunglasses his children. He believes in buying real designer stuff; when he sees someone with a knockoff handbag, "it hurts my feelings," he says.

Is there a sports psychologist in the house?