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President Obama Signs Consumer Review Fairness Act

It started with the infamous Kleargear case, where an innocent couple where left in the cold of winter in Minnesota unable to finance a new boiler because a website had reported its failure to pay a penalty for writing a bad review to its credit bureaus.  The couple eventually won a large default judgment against…

In The Courts: Overstock’s $6MM Hit, a Costly FB Rant and KlearGear Shoots Itself

Overstock Hit With $6.42 Million Fine From California Court Over Boosted Comparison Pricing In 2010, six Northern California County District Attorneys filed suit against Overstock for fraudulent price comparisons in Alameda County Superior Court. In one example cited in the lawsuit, Overstock advertised a patio set for sale for $449.99 and claimed that the “List…

WTF University Honoree 2014: KlearGear.com

KLEARGEAR.COM THE NEW WARD THOMAS FRANKLIN UNIVERSITY HONOREE Think of WTF University as the fictitious online equivalent to Animal House’s Faber College (whose motto was “Knowledge is Good”), specializing in the study of self-inflicted cyber wounds.  (“SICWs”) Over the past few years we have seen some remarkable SICWs such as: Charles Carreon who in 2011…