Fake Pharma

  • ICANN terminates penis pill pimp registrar

    …, thousands of DomainersChoice domains were “rogue internet pharmacies”. The registrar has also been linked by security researchers to mass typosquatting campaigns. The company’s web site even has a typo generator. While one could argue such tools are also useful to brand owners, DomainersChoice’s name suggests it’s geared towards domainers…

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  • Registrar accused of pimping prescription penis pills

    … ICANN has implicated a Chinese domain name registrar in the online selling of medications, including Viagra and Cialis, without the required prescription. The organization’s Compliance department filed a contract breach notice with Nanjing Imperiosus, which does business as DomainersChoice.com, today. The move follows an allegations from…

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  • Is the Defending Internet Freedom Act pro-crime?

    … The Defending Internet Freedom Act of 2015, introduced to the US Congress last month, contains a provision that could be interpreted as pro-pron, pro-piracy or even just pro-crime. The act is designed to prevent the US giving up its oversight of ICANN/IANA unless certain quite strict conditions are met. It’s a revised version of a bill…

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  • Momentous denies link to “illegal” pharmacy gang

    … to have been once owned by Momentous. But Rob Villeneuve, CEO of Momentous registrar Rebel, told us today that Crazy8Domains has not been part of Momentous for years. He said: the Momentous group sold that Registrar over two years ago, and ICANN approved the sale. Mr. Hall and Momentous are no longer involved in Crazy8Domains in any way. We…

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  • A quarter of registrar’s names are “illicit pharmacies”

    … to be a rogue Internet pharmacy, and gave NetLynx the benefit of the doubt if there was any lack of certainty LegitScript classifies online pharmacies as “rogue” if they offer to ship medicines without a prescription to people in jurisdictions where prescriptions are required. Horton is now calling for ICANN to look into terminating NetLynx’s accreditation. Related posts: FDA to get domain name takedown role? .health backer has cop-like takedown powers for all gTLDs in Japan eNom to crack down on fake pharma sites …

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  • EasyDNS changes take-down policy after man dies

    … what circumstances. Would we tell the US State Department to go to hell if they wanted us to take down ZeroHedge? Absolutely. Do we want to risk criminally indicted by the FDA because of unregulated vicodin imports? Not so much. You can read his full blog post here. Related posts: Cops can’t block domain transfers without court order, NAF rules Massive internet policy database planned in Europe eNom to crack down on fake pharma sites …

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