WSJ: Google Was Warned on Rogue Drug Ads

Thomas Catan and Amir Efrati, reporting for the WSJ:

Google Inc. was warned repeatedly by a group of state regulators and industry watchdogs that many of the online drugstores advertising on its network were violating U.S. laws, according to interviews and documents reviewed by The Wall Street Journal. […]

As part of the criminal investigation, undercover agents for the Food and Drug Administration contacted Google posing as representatives from rogue Internet pharmacies, according to people familiar with the matter.

Friday, 20 May 2011