Sunday, February 22, 2015

Yelp Sues Revpley, Revleap and Yelp Director

Yelp is suing the operators of Yelp Director, a company that is accused of manipulating Yelp content with fake reviews. Yelp Director also does business under the names Revpley and Revleap.

Yelp claims Yelp Director undermines its integrity by allowing restaurants to post fake positive reviews and bury negative ones, and accuses Yelp accuses the Yelp Director of "trademark infringement, unfair competition, cybersquatting, contract interference" and a "state-level claim of false advertising."