Entertainment Product piracy has also increased by Corona
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The problem of product piracy has further tightened during the Corona Pandemic and the associated increase in online commerce.
counterfeiters, above all, had exploited the uncertainty of people in the face of new treatments and vaccines, emerges from a communication of the EU Office for Intellectual Property (EUIPO), which was published on Tuesday at its headquarters in the Spanish Alicante. Above all, the dissemination of fake medicines such as antibiotics and painkillers and most recently other medical products such as personal protective equipment and facial masks.
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at 6.8 percent of EU imports worth 121 billion euros are counterfeiting. Manufacturers and states escaped billions of revenue and duties, also workplaces were lost.
Overall, the risk has increased that consumers bought on the internet counterfeit products. Thus, seven percent of Germans (nine percent in the EU average) had ever led to the risks for health and safety by deception to buy a fake product. Worldwide, fake medicines would be traded worth four billion euros. Many consumers are unsure. 33 percent of Europeans had doubts whether a product was an original.
is falsified according to the information as well as everything. From cosmetics and toys, wine and drinks through electronics and clothing to pesticides and fertilizer. These counterfeits could be serious health and security risks for consumers, especially because of dangerous chemicals, wrote Euipo.
The product piracy in digital products is increasingly affected. For IPTV television content, which is distributed via an internet connection - criminals obtained in the EU per year revenue of almost a billion euros. Moreover, there are more and more evidence of links between product piracy with other crime, such as drug and trafficking, cybercrime or fraud. Therefore, it is urgently needed to proceed as determined and coordinated against this type of crime, emphasized EUIPO Executive Director Christian Archambeau.
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