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US lawmakers seek to protect online reviews

Online reviews can make or break a business, so it's not entirely surprising that some business owners have turned to questionable tactics in an attempt to thwart negative reviews.


Suing over an online review: is it ever a good idea?

Thanks to the internet and the rise of business reviews sites, dealing with customers has arguably never been more complicated.

Never before has it been more important to cultivate strong customer relationships and to find ways to parlay them into online reviews that, in some cases, can be powerful drivers of business.


Yelp files for IPO

User-generated reviews giant Yelp has joined the stock market goldrush by filing an initial public offering (IPO) of up to $100m in shares.

Since rejecting a reported $500m acquisition offer from Google in 2010, the company has apparently been preparing for this move, which could value the company at over $2b.