2 Responses to Organized crime active in film piracy

  1. Josh Thu, Mar 12, 2009 at 6:55 am #

    There are supposedly entire battalions of Chinese Army stationed in the northern part of the country who produce the vast majority of counterfeit goods in China. It’s thought that this is one of the ways the military is able to support itself financially while keeping the official budget in Beijing relatively low.

  2. Wood Thu, Mar 12, 2009 at 7:37 am #

    Misha Glenny (in McMafia) reckons that the Chinese mob outsource their dodgy manufacturing to North Korea.

    On a related note, Bob, has this come under your radar — the Pirate Bay get their funding from a neo-Nazi?