Items tagged with online reviews

A federal judge has authorized a nutritional supplement manufacturer, Ubervita, to subpoena Craigslist and Amazon for the personal details of reviewers who reportedly posted negative things about the company and its products. We've seen this question come up more than once in the context of an individual's right to privacy and whether a review is free speech -- but if Ubervita's arguments are accurate, it's been subject to significant fraud. Of course, whether or not you think this is something to get upset about depends on whether or not you think nutritional supplement companies are snake oil... Read more...