Mr. Dan Koeppel, journalist for the American Popular Science Magazine and writer of the book "To See Every Bird on Earth: A Father, a Son, and a Lifetime Obsession", took up himself the role to explain to his readership the phenomenon of cloning products in China in a popular but scientific way.
Mr. Koeppel followed the tracks of iPhone cloners in Hong Kong, Beijing and online.
The result gives a great overview and is very readable, and includes two quotes from yours truly.
One of the astounding facts Koeppel describes is how fast a product such as the iPhone can be cloned. Conclusion: Selective market introductions are not a good idea in this time and age of globalisation and where the cloning industry is climbing the learning curve fast. Read Mr. Koeppel's article here.