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British internet troll who posted bad review about American lawyer on Google faces £100,000 libel bill after his target successfully sued him

Credits: Mail Online
By: Callum Paton
* Jason Page, 20, from Telford was sued by US lawyer Timothy Bussey
* The Colorado lawyer had received abuse on a Google Maps profile
* Judge said it was 'likely' Page had been paid to post damaging comments
* Lawyer went to extreme lengths and pursued his attacker at great expense
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Bed and breakfast owners urged to help fight malicious and fake reviews

Credits: TravelMole
B&B owners are being urged to share their experiences of negative and fake reviews as part of a major Government probe.
The Competition and Markets Authority has launched an investigation into online review sites to check the information posted is 'genuine, relevant and trustworthy'.
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Business Owners Beware: Avoid the Temptation to Post Fake Reviews or Feedback Regarding Your Competition on Social Media or Elsewhere on the Internet

Credits: Above the Law
By: Matthew Adams
Online posts often enjoy an anonymity that lures people into a false sense of security. Coupled with the inherently impersonal nature of the internet, the impact from user generated online content can be devastating to a business.
A word of caution is due to the unscrupulous business that cannot resist the [...]

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