Google to sue ‘rogue pharmacies’ selling illegal prescription drugs

Google is taking legal action in an attempt to stem the tide of rogue pharmacies advertising on its sites.The search engine filed a suit in a US federal court on Tuesday against advertisers which the search company believes have broken its rules, in an open-ended action which will expand as it catches more offenders. see:Google sues alleged illegal sellers of prescription drugs [IDG]
Google is at its wit’s end dealing with illegal sellers of prescription drugs that market medicines on its ad network, so it has decided to take some of these allegedly rogue advertisers to court.In addition to pursuing the alleged violators, Google hopes that its action also serves as a deterrent against other illegal medicine peddlers, Google said on Tuesday.

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