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Industry group created bogus websites to hijack browsers

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7387.463/a (Published 01 March 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:463
  1. Ray Moynihan
  1. Washington, DC

    The panel that settles disputes over internet domain names has found that an industry backed “consumer” group in the United States deliberately created bogus websites to hijack internet traffic from a health advocacy group.

    The National Arbitration Forum ruled in January that the Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) set up websites in bad faith, to “create confusion” among internet users seeking access to sites of …

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