Online reviews are sticky little things.
I recently stayed at a hotel that someone on TripAdvisor had described as having filthy--in fact, sticky--conditions and I found it perfectly nice.
So one wonders about all the ramifications surrounding the case of New York dentist, Stacy Makhnevich. She is alleged to have gotten her teeth so deeply into a patient that she began charging him $100 a day for negative Yelp reviews.
The way TechDirt examines it, Makhnevich requires patients to sign a form handing her copyright to any online reviews.
Should the reviews not glow in the dark, she allegedly has … Read more