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Updated: LegitScript notifies Chinese registrars about rogue Internet pharmacies

LegitScript recently reviewed rogue Internet pharmacies with domain names registered at 0101 Domain Inc. and BizCN; of these, we submitted 474 to 0101 Domain Inc. and 387 to BizCN. We requested that the registrars suspend those rogue Internet pharmacy domain names immediately. LegitScript’s sense is that the people who operate Internet pharmacies targeting the US, EU,…

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Study: LegitScript partnership with registrars works

Intervening at the registrar level to battle spam and Internet scams is an effective tactic, but one that requires “highly focused organizations that work diligently to discover new domains and also can establish credibility or effective pressure across registrars,” researchers concluded in a new study. Citing work done between LegitScript and major domain name registrar…

Continue Reading › Spamhaus weighs in; pharmacy regulators call for ICANN to act

Following LegitScript’s report from earlier this week, in which ICANN-accredited was identified as helping undercover researchers posing as a rogue online pharmacy network register domain names to sell fake medicines and prescription drugs without a prescription, the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP), which represents pharmacy regulators in the US, Canada, Australia, New…

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“Offshore” Scrambling to Cover Tracks In Wake of Report

In the wake of LegitScript’s recent report on the company, is scrambling to cover its tracks. The report estimated that is the Registrar for 33% to 44% of all non-spam rogue online pharmacy domain names, and showed how was willing to help us, even after being informed that they would be used…

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Report: Supporting Pharma Cybercrime, Bogus Prescription Drug Trade

Here’s a riddle: How can a Registrar with only 0.2% global domain name market share have become the Registrar for between 33% and 44% of all non-spam rogue online pharmacies? That’s the question that our report on sought to answer. (A smaller version with reduced image quality is here for slow connections.) What’s In…

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