Registrar to Screen for Illegal Drug Sites

In a victory for the fight against criminal networks distributing counterfeit and adulterated drugs over the Internet, the world's second-biggest seller of website addresses is to begin screening customers for unapproved drug sales. Under pressure from security professionals, the internet governance group ICANN and the White House, the domain-name seller eNom quietly retained LegitScript, a company that vets Internet pharmaceutical concerns to make sure they are licensed to do business in the U.S.