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Businesses must not unfairly impact online reviews
  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • October 15 2014

Today, a business’s online reputation is a large component of how it is perceived by customers and potential customers. Businesses must be aware of


Serving Subpoenas to Unmask the Identities of Website Owners, Domain Registrants
  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • November 10 2016

When unidentified individuals defame businesses or professionals online, the harmed parties can potentially serve subpoenas on relevant entities for


Six things businesses should consider before filing internet defamation claims
  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • November 19 2014

Even the best businesses cannot always keep every customer, employee, business partner, or other party happy at all times. Unfortunately, in this day


False review removal strategies: how to deal with bogus online reviews written by competitors
  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • February 28 2014

All too often, dishonest companies damage their competitors' reputations online by making a series of false statements on review-based websites


How to remove defamatory reviews from Yelp
  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • February 6 2014

Based on third quarter data from 2013, more than one-in-five Yelp reviews earned two or fewer stars on the website's five-star scale. Of the


How to deal with harmful Wikipedia pages and content
  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • February 5 2014

Wikipedia is home to more than 30 million Articles and has nearly 80,000 active contributors, according to the website. These figures are a product


How to identify anonymous posters on Yelp
  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • February 10 2014

In today's internet landscape, it is easy to anonymously post content or comments. However, using a fake screen name or email address does not mean


Removal of Ripoff Report posts from search engines remains best option
  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • August 6 2014

It is well-documented on our blog that Ripoff Report has a strict policy against the removal of any content: not if the author of a post has


Reddit ‘rarely’ removes defamation, other harmful or offensive content
  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • October 3 2014

If given the opportunity, anyone that has been defamed on Reddit would surely "downvote" the popular website for its policy on defamation removal


Ripoff Report removal strategies: how to deal with false and damaging Ripoff Report posts
  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • January 31 2014

Everyone has heard the saying "the customer is always right." Taken a bit out of context, this seems to ring true on consumer complaint website