rogerd - 12:29 pm on May 18, 2011 (gmt 0)
A dentist who sued Yelp and two reviewers for a negative post has herself been ordered to pay almost $81,000 under a California law that protects people's right to discuss matters of public interest.
This is good news both for review sites and the users who post on the sites. It may make businesses think twice before starting lawsuits to remove negative reviews that are essentially truthful.
It's not clear whether the same thing could happen in other U.S. states, as this recovery was based on California law.
Full story at Mediapost: [mediapost.com...]