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Criticizing products in Amazon reviews might get you sued

08
May
2014

Amazon shoppers who like to review the products they purchase from the giant retailer should know that the companies that sell those products can go as far as to threaten serious legal action against them for negative reviews. Redditor trevely that had criticized a router on Amazon received such a threat from Mediabridge Products lawyers, Ars Technica reports, with the company asking him to remove his negative review of one of the products. Apparently, that review quickly became the “most helpful” negative review on Amazon for the Medialink Wireless Router. The product has an average of 3.5/5 stars from almost 2,900 reviews, with as many as 829 people leaving a 1-star review, including trevely‘s. Trevely shared the full letter, saying that the

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