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Wednesday January 02, 2013

Courts Say Businesses Can’t Censor Yelp Reviews

You'd think something like this would be common sense but apparently it took the Supreme Court of Virginia getting involved to clear things up.

"The decision confirms the importance of not shutting down public discussion on the Internet just because someone doesn't like what’s being talked about," said Paul Alan Levy, an attorney for Public Citizen. "Review sites like Yelp are vehicles for the free flow of ideas by helping consumers make informed decisions on how to spend their hard-earned dollars."