Doctors promoting treatments on social media routinely fail to disclose ties to drug makers

Doctors promoting treatments on social media routinely fail to disclose ties to drug makers

An examination of hundreds of social media accounts shows that health care professionals virtually never note their conflicts of interest, some of them significant, when promoting drugs or medical devices on sites such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. The practice cuts across all specialties.

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U.S. Duty-Free Limit for Online Shopping Puts Canada in the Shade

U.S. Duty-Free Limit for Online Shopping Puts Canada in the Shade

Americans are now allowed to spend more than 40 times as much as their northern neighbours without paying duty on products shipped from abroad as a result of a law signed by President Barack Obama last week.

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File-Sharing Site’s PayPal Account Returns After EFF Intervention

File-Sharing Site's PayPal Account Returns After EFF Intervention

The EFF has successfully intervened in a dispute between classic file-sharing service Soulseek and PayPal. In 2015 and after 14 years of business together PayPal nuked Soulseek's ability to receive donations, apparently over copyright concerns. While Soulseek is now a PayPal customer once more, others in the same sphere may not be so lucky.

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YouTube CEO says ‘we’re listening’ to growing criticisms of complaint system

YouTube CEO says 'we're listening' to growing criticisms of complaint system

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki tonight tweeted out a message of thanks to the YouTube community at large, vowing that the company is "listening" to recent feedback from creators, who've taken issue with the site's complaint system. A growing number of popular YouTubers have criticized the company's way of handling copyright violations and, in turn, the appeals process about those notices. Channels impacted by the complaints system can lose out on monetization…

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