President of LegitScript
Joined on May 13, 2010 – United States
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LegitScript is the only online pharmacy verification and monitoring service recognized by the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy, which represents the government agencies that license and regulate pharmacies and pharmacists in the US and other countries.
LegitScript maintains the world's largest database of online pharmacies, and assists search engines, Registrars, ISPs, and e-Commerce platforms in ensuring that illegal prescription drug sellers are not abusing their networks. LegitScript currently offers notifications regarding rogue online pharmacies to Domain Name Registrars as a free service.
One of the most important debates in the realm of Internet governance pertains to when, how and how much voluntary action registrars can and should take to prevent the use of their registration platforms in furtherance of criminal activity. In the Internet pharmacy world, the trend over the past four years has been unmistakable: A growing number of registrars worldwide, large and small, recognize the value of prohibiting the use of their registration services... more»
In the wake of Google's settlement with the Department of Justice for permitting advertising by illegal online pharmacies, what are the legal implications for Domain Name Registrars and ISPs in the US and elsewhere? In short, if you're a Registrar or ISP, it's a new ballgame. Here's why it's critical for you to steer clear of criminal and civil liability by making sure your registration services aren't used by rogue online pharmacy criminals. (And, here's how to do it.) more»