The proliferation of the Internet has made it easier for consumers to conduct their own research and inquire with other consumers. In the same token, it has made it easier for anyone and everyone to become publishers in their own right. However, the anonymity of the online space also opens this up to deception and fakers who write embellished reviews beyond what they can show factually. In the legal sense, this is often referred to as defamation.
As the Internet industry matures, so do the legalities surrounding many variables that can happen in the online space – in most cases, the law simply extends itself to online.…Continue reading