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FTC Can Challenge Generic Drug Deals
2013-06-18 07:10:03

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Profit-sharing arrangements between generic and brand name drug companies that preserve patents and prevent competition are not inherently legal, and can be challenged as anti-competitive, the US Supreme Court ruled on Monday. These “pay for delay” deals arise when a generic drug company settles with a brand name drug maker over a questionable patent. For example, a drug company may obtain a new patent for 20 years by...

2013-06-13 23:23:35

California Debt Consolidation Quote is happy with the report from the Imperial Valley News about the latest bill that was passed by the California Senate to strengthen the protection of consumers against abusive debt collectors. Los Angeles-Long Beach, CA (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 The California Senate recently passed the bill that provides further rules for debt collectors that will help provide a stronger protection for consumers. California Debt Consolidation Quote is happy with this added...

2013-06-12 23:25:03

Technologically advanced service provides online businesses directed towards children under 13 years of age with an easy and reliable solution for verifying parental consent. Westport, CT (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 Imperium, an established industry leader in fraud prevention and identity validation solutions, announced that its service, ChildGuardOnline, can assist websites and mobile apps with compliance of the Children´s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). COPPA was implemented in 1998...

2013-06-06 23:24:02

Donald J. Dymer, president and chief executive officer of SingleSource background screening says recent study from FTC provides compelling reasons for extra caution when hiring in Florida. Federal Trade Commission reports that the Sunshine State has the highest rates of identify theft and fraud in the United States. Jacksonville Beach, FL (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 “The Federal Trade Commission´s 2012 Consumer Sentinel Network* report recently was cited by the Business Journal of...

Google Faces New FTC Antitrust Probe Over Ads
2013-05-24 11:31:29

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Google could find itself once again under the microscope of the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Bloomberg reported on Friday. The search company is facing a new anti-trust probe that could look into whether the company is once again using its leadership position in the online display-advertising market to illegally block competition. This is, of course, not Google´s first run-in with the FTC, and much of the concerns...

2013-05-16 23:31:43

Parents have refocused their attention on the safety of their young children after the FTC recently issued answers to frequently asked questions about the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). To help parents maintain control over what information is collected from children under the age of 13 and up, KidsEmail offers a safe email service for kids. Arbon, Idaho (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 The Pew Research Center´s Internet & American Life Project found in 2012 that 81% of...

2013-05-15 23:34:19

A federal judge in Louisville, Kentucky has recently approved a $40 million settlement in a class-action Skechers lawsuit involving more than 520,000 consumer claims. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 Federal Judge Thomas B. Russell of Louisville has just approved a deal that will grant a $40 million settlement to hundreds of thousands of consumers in a class-action Skechers lawsuit that consolidated more than 70 Skechers lawsuits throughout the U.S. Consumers involved in this case are...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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