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Senate Mulls Anti-Review-Gag Law

On Wednesday, November 4, the Senate Commerce Committee probed so-called gag clauses, which critics say can intimidate and prevent people from writing critical online reviews of products and services. The panel discussed legislation that would guard against online terms of service agreements that restrict customers…
neil@smokestudios.co.za
November 9, 2015
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TripAdvisor Fined $600,000

  Recently, TripAdvisor was fined a cool $600,000 for failing to prevent fake reviews. Italy's antitrust authority states that TripAdvisor failed to implement mechanisms that would prohibit false reviews from being posted, while still touting their content as "authentic and genuine". The Federalberghi federation of…