LXBN TV: Lawsuit Forcing Yelp to Unmask Reviewers Tests the Boundaries of Online Defamation

By | LXBN | April 24, 2014

For small businesses, Yelp is a big deal. Just ask San Francisco’s Hadeed Carpet Clearners, which supposedly lost $2.5 million in revenue due to a couple allegedly fake Yelp reviews. They’re now trying to unmask those anonymous reviewers, so they can have the reviews taken down, and the case is headed all the way to the Virginia Supreme Court.