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Real Canadian pharmacies cost Google $500 million dollars

Juha-Matti Laurio [PersonRank 10]

Friday, August 26, 2011
10 years ago3,028 views

See
http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2011/08/26/real-canadian-pharmacies-cost-google-500-million-dollars/

Juha-Matti Laurio [PersonRank 10]

10 years ago #

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Don’t be evil? Don’t count on it. Google agreed this week to a $500 million settlement with the US Department of Justice for sel-ling advertisements to Canadian pharmacies through the AdWords advertising network.
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Roger Browne [PersonRank 10]

10 years ago #

From the linked article:

> It has been reported that Microsoft and Yahoo! were also
> accepting similar ads, but are not under investigation.

That's the price you pay for being the leader in your field. The same as how it's only McDonald's that gets sued for serving coffee that is "too hot".

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