Google Maps will combat the opioid crisis in the United States by showing users the location of the nearest drug disposals. The company partnered with government agencies and pharmacies to collect unused prescription medication and combat opioid abuse.
Medicine February 22, 2019
Oct. 27 is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. Last April's take back event brought in nearly a million pounds of unused pills from across the country.
Public Health October 27, 2018
Facebook tells the DEA to stop creating fake accounts. The scolding was prompted when a woman filed suit, alleging a federal agent created a fake account from images on her cell phone to aid in an investigation.
Internet October 21, 2014
In a letter to the DEA, Facebook writes that the agency can no longer use fake Facebook accounts to catch criminal activity.
Internet Culture October 20, 2014
To curb abuse, the DEA is expanding its prescription drug return program, includes more facilities patients can turn to get rid of unused medication.
Life September 9, 2014
The National Security Agency created its own ‘Google-like’ search engine that shares more that 850 billion civilian records with the government. The NSA can legally invade your privacy and does not need congressional approval to use the search engine.
Internet Culture August 26, 2014