The Competitive Enterprise Institute Daily Update
1. HEALTH & SAFETY
A Texas court case against the drug maker Merck & Co. over the safety of the painkiller Vioxx heads to a jury.
Credit reporting company Experian agrees to refund almost $1 million to customers after being found to have inadequately disclosed the costs of a credit monitoring service incurred while signing up to receive free online credit reports.
CEI Expert Available to Comment: Vice President for Policy Clyde Wayne Crews, Jr. on why applying current legal strategies is superior to new legislation for protecting consumers’ online security and privacy.
3. GLOBAL WARMING
A group of four U.S. senators visits northern Alaska and the Canadian Yukon looking for evidence of global warming.
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