Another plagiarist on IOC?
South Korean's Moon under investigation
Dae Sung Moon during Pyeonchang's final presentation in its successful…
April 13, 2012|Globetrotting by Philip Hersh
A recent story on the opinion page of the Korea Times English language edition called South Korea a "plagiarizers' paradise."
And that situation may force the International Olympic Committee to deal with another devilish plagiarism case involving one of its members.
It’s always more sad than disappointing to see a hero fall. Koreans were thrilled when taekwondo master Moon Dae-sung won a gold medal with a spectacular roundhouse kick in the 2004 Athens Olympics.
The athlete-turned-professor-turned-aspiring lawmaker is in trouble: He is suspected of plagiarizing his doctoral, and possibly master’s, theses. Despite Moon’s denial, there appears even no need for more debate, as his papers copied dozens of pages, even including typos, belonging to someone else.
the world's biggest coffee-shop chain, will refute a South Korean court decision that dismissed a trademark violation complaint filed by the U.S. company, Chairman Howard Schultz said.
in September lost a trademark dispute with Elpreya Co., a South Korean company that sells coffee from roving outlets in trucks. The Seattle-based company claimed Elpreya's ``Starpreya'' brand should be canceled because of confusion with its name.
The Korea Liberator ?
Japanese Fighters Thump Korean Martial Artists
Koreans often consider martial arts like Tae Kwon Do, Yudo, Hapkido and Gumdo
as Korean inventions. There are popular references to Tae Kwon Do having an origin
of 2,000 years and other such nonsense (or that Yudo comes from a “Korean” martial art
IMITATION is the sincerest form of thievery,
EU strategy to enforce Intellectual Property Rights in third countries
facts and figures
South Korea: Trademarks and designs - counterfeiting of high value luxury consumer goods, estimations that Korea was in 2002 the third producer of counterfeit goods in the world. Copyrights - Music piracy in all format, CDs, VCDs, cassettes and illegal digital downloads and distribution. Industrial design - There are also reports of counterfeiting of designs in sports equipment (mainly footwear)
Countering the counterfeiters
China is not the only culprit.
Sugden explains that he is unable to trade in the lucrative South Korean market because
For Koreans, who are used to buying counterfeit brand name clothes, file sharing isn’t seen at all as being wrong, let alone illegal.
On Korean blogs, people often have copyrighted songs playing in the background and regularly email
or share music through blogs or Korean-built file sharing programs such as Sorbida.
Many bars have computers hooked into the Net for customer use and run file sharing programs
to download music that’s played over the bar's sound system.
ザザ(THE THE) - Daddy、パク・ギヨン - 始まり ←Brilliant Green - There Will Be Love There
ザザ(THE THE) - 秘密 ←Judy & Mary - Over Drive
イ・ジョンヒョン - ワ ←DJ Sakin & Friends - Protect Your Mind
チョ・ソンモ - To Heaven ←Deen - このまま君だけを奪い去りたい
キム・ミンジョン - 帰天道哀 ←TUBE-「SUMMER DREAM」
ターボ - Easy Love ←Hamasaki Ayumi - Depend On You
バック・ジヨン - Dash ←Marc Anthony - Vivir Lo Nuestro
パク・ギヨン - Blue Sky ←Sheryl Crow - Sweet Child O' Mine
フィンクル(FIN.K.L) - 永遠の愛 ←Carpenters - For All We Know
ジュジュクラブ(Juju Club) - もうない ←Frente - Bizarre Love Triangle
EOS - お前は男じゃない ←Sharan Q - Jokyou Monogatari
キム・ヒョンチョル - 私を… ←T-Square - Twilight In Upper West
キム・ブヨン - Beat ←Deen - Tsubasao Hirogede
チョ・ソンモ - 不滅の愛 ←Video Girl - Ai Ano Hi Ni
オジャンバク(メンバー3人の姓を並べた名前) - 明日が訪ねて来れば ←桑田佳祐（ソロ） - 悲しい気特ち ~just Man In Love~
チョ・グワンウ - 沼 ←オオ! 私の女神様 - Illusion
ホ・ジュン - 不忍別曲 ←もののけ姫テーマ
展覧会「 遺書」 ←アニメ「天空の城ラピュタ」から
ルーラ(Roo'Ra)「 天上有涯」 ←忍者「お祭り忍者」