Sunday, August 08, 2004

Well, THAT explains it...

I was wondering why my inbox was so ... empty!

Pfizer, the world's biggest drugmaker, said Tuesday that it is taking legal action against dozens of online pharmacies and spammers it claims are selling illegal versions of anti-impotence drug Viagra.

Pfizer is a rare non-tech company to take on purveyors of unsolicited e-mail. But spam experts say the move is necessary to stem the sale of fake Viagra and appease consumers who think Pfizer is behind junk e-mail.

The company sued five Web sites for trademark infringement and filed dozens of legal proceedings to seize domain names of sites it says sell fake Viagra. The lawsuits seek to put an immediate end to the sites and unspecified damages.

More at link. Um... Go, Pfizer.


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