Google charged by US department of justice

24 Aug

Google have been charged by the US department of justice with a forfeit of $500 Million for having allowed US citizens to import uncontrolled medicines by the mean of its search engine advertisement. The search engine permitted US consumers to import non prescribed medicines from foreign (Canadian) online pharmacies.

These forfeits intend to struggle against profit making at the expense of US citizens public health.

Google acknowledged its faults and took measures to not reconduct such practices. See the whole text here.


One Response to “Google charged by US department of justice”


  1. Google condamné pour des campagnes illégales de ventes de médicaments « L'actu de l'assurance santé - August 30, 2011

    […] sur un billet daté de quelques jours consacré au même sujet ( partager…FacebookTwitterLinkedInDiggStumbleUponE-mailRedditPrint"Aimer" ceci […]

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: