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The Latest on Internet Pharmacies, Supplements, Designer Drugs,
and Other High-Risk Merchants
The federal indictment of CanadaDrugs, its employees and a PharmacyChecker employee exposes a conspiracy to sell US patients counterfeit drugs. Ten things you should know about CanadaDrugs and PharmacyChecker.
LegitScript CEO’s Testimony Before US House Judiciary Committee on ICANN, Internet Pharmacy Crime, Momentous and Crazy8Domains
I testified before the US House Judiciary Committee today. The topic of the hearing: ICANN and how to ensure trust and accountability in the operation of the Internet. For those who are interested, my testimony is available on the US House Judiciary Committee website. I swung the bat pretty hard at ICANN Compliance, and highlighted…
LegitScript is pleased to announce that aclens.com is now a LegitScript iCareRx certified prescription eyeglass retailer. LegitScript recently launched the iCareRx certification program for online eyeglass retailers, which aims to assist customers in finding safe and legitimate sellers of prescription eyeglasses.The online market for prescription eyeglasses is growing, with several online retailers to choose from — not all of which…
Yet another supposedly legitimate PharmacyChecker-approved Internet pharmacy gets indicted, underscoring the extent to which PharmacyChecker has been a critical partner in various allegedly illegal online pharmacies’ business and advertising strategies.
We’ve released a complimentary guide for domain name registrars and registries about how to respond to abuse complaints regarding rogue Internet pharmacies, including a summary of applicable laws and regulations in key countries around the world.
If you have a valid prescription for eyeglasses and want to comparison shop and fill your prescription online, there are a number of websites where you can do so safely and legally.
The Asian Capital Equities indictment illustrates how rogue Internet pharmacy websites like shopeastwest.com don’t have patient safety at heart.
Russian Internet pharmacy operator @raznoe, seemingly targeting Japanese citizens with substandard drugs via the BestKenko network, tries to rumble with LegitScript on Twitter. It doesn’t go so well for him.
Last week, ICANN’s Compliance team sent a breach notice to NetLynx, an ICANN-accredited domain name registrar operating out of India. As with most ICANN breach notices, it’s hard to tell the context of what happened just from ICANN’s announcement. We’re happy to fill in the blanks based on our correspondence with key players in the…
LegitScript’s undercover investigation shows how one registrar’s anti-abuse chief solicits rogue Internet pharmacy business in the back door.