|Reporters, Emily Gest and Owen Mortiz, reported,
in an article in the Daily News on November 9, 1999, that Nintendo of America,
Inc. said that counterfeits cost their company $725,000,000 a year!!!
| Nintendo has brought lawsuits against
companies selling counterfeit products. The Nintendo spokesperson, Jodi
Daugherty, said "everybody loses with pirated products. Business suffer
tarnished reputations, licensees loose large financial investments and
consumers get sub-standard quality."
If you would like to read about the fight against counterfeiters and cyber
pirates, Nintendo of America, Inc.'s main licensee, Wizards of the Coast,
has very interesting advice at their website. The URL address is: