Can you get in trouble for writing an honest, negative review online? On December 14, Congress said, "No" by signing into law the new Consumer Review Fairness Act of 2016 (CRFA). This first-of its kind federal law invalidates any adhesive clause that assesses a penalty or fee against an individual for writing a negative review. Professor Lucille Ponte explains this masterfully in her article "New Federal Law Protects Consumer Online Reviews" in the most recent issue of Attorney at Law Magazine.

Ponte article in AAL

 

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