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CDCROP: Customs And Immigration Officals Display Seized Counterfeit Items (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
EU Project to Fight Fakes Succeeds by Being Open, Founder Says
A publicly backed blockchain project to stop counterfeit goods from entering the European Union is trying to avoid mistakes of the past, its founder told CoinDesk.
CDCROP: Customs And Immigration Officals Display Seized Counterfeit Items (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Designers Viktor Horsting and Rolf Snoeren pose backstage before the Viktor & Rolf Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2020 in Paris, France. (Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images)
Luxury Fashion Group OTB to Join Louis Vuitton Parent LVMH in Aura Blockchain Consortium
OTB is also joining luxury brands Prada and Richemont-owned Cartier to tackle counterfeit goods through a blockchain-based seal of authenticity.
Designers Viktor Horsting and Rolf Snoeren pose backstage before the Viktor & Rolf Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2020 in Paris, France. (Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images)

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Russian Police Arrest Alleged Counterfeiters Selling $13M in Fake Money for Crypto: Report
Those involved allegedly peddled fake bank notes over the infamous Hydra darknet marketplace.
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Scottish University Taps Blockchain Tech to Fight Whisky Fakes
Anti-tamper bottle tags and the blockchain tracking platform from Everledger are being deployed to help tackle the trade in counterfeit whiskies.
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US Homeland Security Funds Anti-Forgery Blockchain Projects in Latest R&D Round
The five companies will use DLT in food tracing, essential worker licensure, overhauling the Social Security Number system and tracking e-commerce.
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Blockchain-Based Trademark App Can Boost Australian Economy, Says Minister
On the news Australia’s rugby league is using a blockchain-based app to stop counterfeit goods, a government minister said the app could help grow the national economy.
Australia's national rugby team (Andrew Tallon/Wikimedia Commons)

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Afghanistan Approves Blockchain Project to Help Tackle Scourge of Counterfeit Meds
Fantom is launching a pilot to help combat Afghanistan's counterfeit drugs problem using its blockchain to trace products along the supply chain.
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Mastercard to Tackle Fashion Fakes with Blockchain Tracking Solution
Mastercard is to demo a new blockchain-based product tracking solution during an upcoming showcase of women fashion designers.
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