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Tory Burch was just awarded $164 million in damages in a lawsuit against online counterfeiters. The 232 counterfeit sites, from the 41 cybersquatters named in the suit, that have been selling "merchandise" from Tory Burch and other designers have also been disabled and turned over to the brand. Sure, Burch has "almost no chance of getting the money from the sites," but the amount is believed to be the most in damages ever awarded in a fashion-counterfeit case. Meaning you may never again be accidentally redirected during a Google search gone wrong to ToryBurchOutletShop.com or LouboutinTime.com. [WWD, subscription req'd]

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