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Buyer Beware of 'Sith' Pirated DVDs

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Buyer Beware of 'Sith' Pirated DVDs

Buyer Beware of 'Sith' Pirated DVDs

Buyer Beware of 'Sith' Pirated DVDs

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It did not take long for counterfeit copies of the latest Star Wars movie to reach the other side of the world. Counterfeiters in China are already selling pirated DVDs of Episode III: Revenge of the Sith. They cost the equivalent of $2.50. But before you jump up to buy, remember that sometimes, you get what you pay for. The movies are blurry, and they feature subtitles stolen from an entirely different film — a Dolph Lundgren classic from 2003.