"With a Pending Act, Online Reviewers Have the Full Attention of Congress," My Statesman

September 30, 2016

In an article published My Statesman on September 29, 2016, Joseph C. Sullivan provides insight on the recent passage of the Consumer Review Fairness Act of 2016 which could protect consumers who review companies online. If successful, the changes in legislation would make it illegal for companies to ban clients from posting negative reviews on sites like Yelp and TripAdvisor. “The Consumer Review Fairness Act will essentially make it illegal for companies to prohibit their consumers from leaving honest, negative reviews or criticisms about their goods or services online,” stated Mr. Sullivan.

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