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Vanessa de Oliveira, a former international call girl and Brazilian author of five books, on Thursday stripped in front of the Governmental Palace in Lima, Peru. Her reason was simple: she's tired of eBook pirates and wants her voice to be heard.
Oliveira arrived at the Plaza de Armas in the back of a truck. She then jumped out, stood in front of the Government Palace, and peeled back a long dark coat revealing the words "NO A LA PIRATERIA" (NO TO PIRACY) strayed across her chest and back in red ink.
Here's what Oliveira said, according to El Comercio (I'm paraphrasing based off what Google Translate spits out in Chrome):
I'm doing this so my book is not pirated anymore anywhere in the world. A country is built with culture, with books. Pirating books endangers culture. This is the first country where I've see this phenomenon. In Brazil, there are no pirated books. What I'm seeing he
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