Under the Radar

Some Troops Don't Think Defending American Freedom Includes Safeguarding the NFL's Copyrights



South Korean police have warned U.S. troops against buying low-priced, counterfeit NFL jerseys to resell back in the States for "upwards of 10 times their South Korean price." 

No American personnel have yet been arrested, but the investigators have a message for the uniform smugglers: "I want to tell them not to buy these fake goods. I think they may not know it is against the law regarding protecting intellectual property rights."  

No comment so far from NFL commissioner Roger Goodell as to why the league allows licensed goods to be manufactured outside the States, giving the bootleggers an idea that the shirts might be worthing ripping off and also handing them actual samples to copy.

Read the full article at Stars and Stripes.

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