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Untrue 1-star fake reviews by competitors

by eff81 / July 11, 2014 9:24 PM PDT

Hi everybody,

this question goes to other software authors, who have their software listed on CNET.

Does somebody else has huge problems with annoying
competitors who make fake reviews?

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moving this discussion.
by Lee Koo (ADMIN) CNET staff/forum admin / July 14, 2014 3:49 AM PDT

Hi there,

I'm moving you thread to the Download.com feedback forum as this topic is relevant to that forum as this specific forum pertains to the CNET forums.

Thanks,
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by eff81 / July 15, 2014 6:55 PM PDT

Hi,

such reviews are usually made by competitors, who try to sell even the most primitive software.

Why is this fake-review scam so common?

No matter how often I flag them, they never get removed.
I never get a reply to my questions.

Why don't you(Cnet) remove 1-star spam advertisements?

This rating system urgently needs an update.
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