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Yelp Sued for Allegedly Manipulating Ratings to Extort Advertising Revenue, but Lawsuit was Tossed Because Even Wrongful Motive Does Not Defeat Immunity of ISP Under Statute

In the third amended complaint (“TAC”) of a consolidated class action, Plaintiffs Boris A. Levitt and Wheel Techniques (“Wheel Tech.”) et al. alleged that Wheel Tech. noticed negative reviews on its Yelp page which did not correspond with its records … Continue reading

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Appellate Court Allows Defamation Suit To Proceed Against Individual Who Posted Negative Business Review on Yelp

A California pediatric dentist, Yvonne Wong, sued Tai Jing alleging that Jing defamed her in a posting on Yelp in connection with her treatment of Jing’s minor son.  The lawsuit also named Jia Ma (Jing’s wife) and Yelp. The three … Continue reading

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