California “Extortion” Class Action Against Yelp Dismissed

by Greg Sterling
Yelp has been repeatedly sued under various theories for allegedly manipulating reviews to gain ad revenue from business owners. However in the most recent such case (Levitt v. Yelp) the US Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court dismissal of a class action for lack of evidence. The lower court’s dismissal of Levitt was largely based on a lack of factual evidence ...Read the full article