Google cranks up the anti-counterfeiting gears, aims for allied fight

Pick your metaphor: whack-a-mole, wild goose chase, drops in the ocean. Google’s Kent Walker, senior vice president and general counsel, prefers cartoon critters. “It’s a cat-and-mouse game,” he says, “where we are constantly working to improve our practices and tune our systems to keep out the bad guys.” Walker is talking, of course, about Google’s anti-counterfeiting initiative, which just got a little better.

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