Professor Zoe Argento talks to the Providence Sunday Journal in a front page story on the burgeoning epidemic of online intellectual property theft.

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Argento on Intellectual Property Theft

Professor Zoe Argento talks to the Providence Sunday Journal in a front page story on the burgeoning epidemic of online intellectual property theft.

From the PROVIDENCE JOURNAL:  “Web overflowing with knockoff goods” by Katie Mulvaney, Staff Writer

Professor Zoe ArgentoPROVIDENCE  (Sept. 15, 2013)  –– [T]he burgeoning world of intellectual property theft [is] a market fueled by the rise in Internet use as more storefronts materialize online. And it’s proving attractive to organized crime for its high profits and low risk, federal authorities say. […]

Technology, too, enables criminals to manufacture high-quality items that are virtually indistinguishable from the genuine product, Ross said. It has eased the way for digital piracy of music, movies and software.

“Global dissemination is just the click of a button,” said Zoe Argento, a professor at Roger Williams University School of Law who specializes in intellectual property law. […]

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