dinsdag 23 december 2014

Italy fines TripAdvisor €500,000

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Antitrust authority finds not enough done to stop false reviews after hoteliers and consumer group complained.Italy’s antitrust authority has fined the travel planning website TripAdvisor €500,000 (£392,000/US$600,000) following complaints of improper business practices lodged by a national hoteliers’ association and a consumer protection agency.The antitrust authority said in a statement that TripAdvisor had failed to adopt controls to prevent false reviews, while at the same time promoting the site’s content as “authentic and genuine”. It has given TripAdvisor 90 days to present a remedy.

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