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Defamation and Bad Faith Registration, Use of Domain Names Under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP)

Posted in Competitor Defamation, Complaint Websites, Defamatory Websites, Domain Names, Other Internet Law Issues
Most internet defamation occurs on third-party websites – often through a Ripoff Report posting or other false review, for example.  However, some people are so intent on disparaging other professionals or companies that they will go as far as creating their own websites, registering carefully selected domain names and publishing content through them that is calculated… Continue Reading

How to Remove Defamatory Reviews From ComplaintsBoard.com

Posted in Complaint Websites, Defamation Removal, False Reviews
One of the more prominent consumer complaint websites out there is ComplaintsBoard.com. It might not have quite the brand name or search engine strength of Ripoff Report or even Pissed Consumer. Nonetheless, ComplaintsBoard.com is another popular destination for publishing complaints about businesses. Self-branded as “The most trusted and popular consumer complaints website,” ComplaintsBoard.com is nonetheless… Continue Reading

New ‘.sucks’ Domain Name Gives Rise to Extortion Claims, Future Online Reputation Attacks

Posted in Complaint Websites, Domain Names, Online Reputation, Other Internet Law Issues
A new way for disgruntled parties to gripe about businesses is on the horizon: the “.sucks” generic top-level domain, or gTLD. This new domain, intended to “help consumers find their voices and allow companies to find the value in criticism” – at least according to the website of owner Vox Populi Registry Ltd. – has… Continue Reading

How to Remove False and Defamatory Pissed Consumer Reviews

Posted in Complaint Websites, Defamation Removal, False Reviews, Pissed Consumer, Review Websites
Pissed Consumer – branded as a “premier consumer advocacy group” – is home to countless online reviews and complaints about businesses across dozens of industries.  For many small- and medium-sized businesses, false and defamatory reviews on Pissed Consumer can be quite harmful. Fortunately for these businesses and business owners, Pissed Consumer does offer removal options for… Continue Reading

How to Remove False, Defamatory Reviews from My3Cents.com

Posted in Complaint Websites, Defamation Removal, False Reviews, Review Websites
No company today is immune from negative reviews on websites such as My3Cents.com.  In fact, My3Cents.com has received an aggregate 2.2 star rating (out of 5) on its own website.  Certainly, negative online reviews may be rooted in fact and are not necessarily actionable.  But, many online reviews on websites such as My3Cents.com are false… Continue Reading

How to Remove False, Defamatory Complaints.com Posts

Posted in Complaint Websites, Defamation Removal, False Reviews, Review Websites
Businesses have a lot to gain from positive online reviews.  Even a business that has overall strong reviews, however, can suffer if a disgruntled person publishes a false and defamatory post.  Complaints.com is one website where businesses can become victims of internet defamation, and the website’s header – which reads “CONSUMERS IN CONTROL” – implies the… Continue Reading

How to Deal With a Ripoff Report Post That Appears on Another Website

Posted in Complaint Websites, Defamation Removal, False Reviews, Ripoff Report
Victims of false and defamatory reviews on Ripoff Report should be aware that many of these reviews are popping up elsewhere online.  More specifically, it appears that other lesser-established websites are copying the text from recent Ripoff Report posts and publishing them verbatim on their own sites.  Thus, businesses must continue to be watchful of… Continue Reading

How to Subpoena Ripoff Report to Identify ‘Anonymous’ Posters

Posted in Complaint Websites, Identify Anonymous Defamers, Ripoff Report
Countless businesses and business owners have fallen victim to false and defamatory posts on Ripoff Report.  While RipoffReport.com states that the website requires truthful reports, the website also “does not guarantee” the accuracy or authenticity of the content submitted by its registered users. Given the current internet landscape, which includes the Communications Decency Act (which… Continue Reading

Removal of Ripoff Report Posts from Search Engines Remains Best Option

Posted in Complaint Websites, Defamation Removal, False Reviews, Ripoff Report
It is well-documented on our blog that Ripoff Report has a strict policy against removing content. Not if the author of a post has expressed a willingness to retract his or her statements. And not even if presented with a court order indicating a particular post contains false and defamatory content. Under the current Communications Decency Act,… Continue Reading

How to Deal with False and Damaging Pissed Consumer Posts

Posted in Competitor Defamation, Complaint Websites, Defamation Removal, False Reviews, Identify Anonymous Defamers, Pissed Consumer
Pissed Consumer, as the name suggests, has become a destination for disgruntled consumers to share their unpleasant experiences with various products or services. In fact, the website reports having more than a quarter million reviews about 40,000-plus companies spanning 120 industries. Indeed, Pissed Consumer is not a website where prospective customers should expect to find… Continue Reading

Ripoff Report Removal Strategies: How to Deal with False and Damaging Ripoff Report Posts

Posted in Complaint Websites, Defamation Removal, False Reviews, Ripoff Report
Everyone has heard the saying “the customer is always right.” Taken a bit out of context, this seems to ring true on consumer complaint website Ripoff Report – even when one of its users is completely in the wrong, by posting false and defamatory information about a business. In its attempt to give a voice… Continue Reading