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Unfair Business Practices

  1. Yelp Sues Law Firm Over Supposedly Writing Fake Reviews

    Review site Yelp is no stranger to the court system; it has been sued many times by disgruntled small business owners upset over its business practices and authenticity of reviews. A Yelp spokeswoman told ABC News that the company is aggressively...

  2. SEMPO Appeals to FTC for Updated Search Engine Disclosure Guidelines

    If the present FTC guidelines on paid placements are being widely flouted, or if certain industry segments – such as vertical search sites – harbor particular practices that mislead consumers, result in fraud, or offer unfair competitive advantage...

  3. Google FTC Antitrust Probe Rumors Emerge as ITA Verdict Nears

    The FTC and Justice Department both oversee antitrust investigations, so it seems the outcome of the ITA deal will determine which agency would handle a larger investigation of Google's business practices.

  4. Click Fraud Case Against Google Continues Its Way Through Federal Court

    Unfair Business Practices The complaint was amended in October, removing the negligence and unjust business practices portions. In doing some research over the holidays I discovered that back in July a lawsuit against Google was filed by Steve...