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Posted: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 8:36 am | Updated: 9:47 am, Wed Apr 16, 2014.

Several state attorneys general are pressing Google to make it harder for its users to find counterfeit prescription medicine and illegal drugs online, marking the second time in the past three years that the firm has drawn government scrutiny for its policies on rogue Internet pharmacies.

Their complaints, conveyed in a letter signed by 24 top state prosecutors, led to private meetings with Google executives earlier this year in Denver and Washington, producing contentious exchanges about the company’s practices. Now, while some of the attorneys general are pleased with Google’s response to their concerns, others want the tech giant to go further.

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1 comment:

  • Julian R. Grace posted at 6:53 am on Mon, Apr 21, 2014.

    Logies New Mexican Posts: 283

    When a needed and popular drug is sold for $33 per pill whatya expect?

     

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