It all began in the early 1970s, when young filmmaker George Lucas wanted to bring back “Flash Gordon,” a space hero serial from the 1930s, as a feature film. Rights to the property could not be secured, so instead, Lucas decided to make a new fantasy film in the same spirit of swashbuckling adventure.
For instance, did you know that in 2011, over 3,000 people were arrested for counterfeiting? Or that North Korea produces something called “Supernotes”? Or that the amount of counterfeit money taken out of the American system has quadrupled in the past five years?
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May 24 marks the fifth anniversary of Facebook Platform. The project first launched at the 2007 f8 conference to 70 app developers, like the Washington Post and Digg. Fourteen months later, at f8 2008, more than 30,000 apps existed on Facebook Platform.