More yelping about Yelp lawsuits

By |2020-01-02T15:58:28-05:00January 13th, 2009|Blog|

On January 8th, we reported that a San Franciscan chiropractor was suing a former patient, Christopher Norberg, over a negative review on Yelp. According to The San Francisco Chronicle, this case has since been settled (the details of the settlement remain confidential), and the offending post has been taken down to be replaced with: “A misunderstanding between both parties led [...]

Will lawsuit over negative Yelp review chill online speech?

By |2020-01-02T15:58:19-05:00January 8th, 2009|Blog|

UPDATE: Earlier today, Yelp users were protesting the lawsuit by posting a rash of negative comments about Biegel on Yelp. Since then, these negative comments have been removed, presumably by Yelp, which, according to its terms of service, "reserves the right (but has no obligation) to remove or suppress User Content from the Site at its sole discretion for any [...]

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