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Knockoff News 78

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, while Counterfeit Chic must confess to having seen almost none of this year's Academy Award-nominated films (did anyone go to the movies this year?), there's one winner that nevertheless must receive applause:  The Counterfeiters, Austria's entry for Best Foreign Language Film.  No clothes, just cash -- but name, after all, is destiny.