Third Party Reviews: Be Truthful or Else

Operators of Comparison Shopping Website Agree to Settle FTC Charges Alleging Deceptive Rankings of Financial Products and Fake Reviews

The FTC knows that third-party review sites and the opinions of other customers carry a great deal of persuasive weight. But watch out: the FTC has filed yet another enforcement action reminding sellers that ratings which are the product of buying and selling between the "independent" review site and companies willing to pay for better play, or from employees acting on instructions to stuff the ballot box with five-star ratings are not objective and violate…

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