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Inferior productsCounterfeit books have a lack of quality comparing to legitimate textbooks. They are made of cheap materials with ‘grainy’ images and badly printed text.
Harm to the educational systemCounterfeit items take money away from publishers and cause loss of authors’ royalty. Revenue decrease leads to the termination of the new book’s publication.
Low valueCrucial content, cases, access code to the online material may be missing in counterfeit books. Also, different pagination may lead to confusion while studying.