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Knockoff News 60

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

And finally, joining the annals of careless copyright infringers is ex-jewelry company Real Imposters.  Not only was the company name something less than a sign of a good faith creative enterprise, but its president admitted copying 26 John Hardy jewelry designs -- presumably skipping the step of creating hand-carved models. 

John Hardy Kali cuff

Worse still, among the infringing objects was a cuff bracelet from John Hardy's Kali collection.  Never mess with the jewelry of a goddess whose signature adornment is a necklace made of human skulls.