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California Supreme Court choosing to hear Yelp review appeal

The California Supreme Court ruled last Wednesday, September 21 that the court should hear the appeal of a lawsuit filed against San Francisco-based customer review website Yelp. A San Francisco law firm filed the initial lawsuit against Yelp, who says this case can spell the difference between free and controlled speech.

Yelp says if the initial 2013 ruling made by Judge Donald Sullivan is implemented, it will create a precedent for businesses or private companies to ask the courts to have negative reviews against them taken down, even if said reviews are legitimate. Sullivan’s ruling ordered Yelp to take down a negative review of the suing law firm,

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