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Baltimore County doctor sues client over online review (access required)

A Baltimore County doctor is suing a client who posted a negative review online after a visit to his clinic, alleging her statements were defamatory and have resulted in a significant drop in revenue for his business. After visiting Carr Medical Specialities LLC in Lutherville for a massage and facial spa treatment, Tammie J. Monaco sent Dr. Kevin L. Carr, the owner of the practice, an email expressing her dissatisfaction and intent to share her experience online through social media. In a review posted on Yelp.com, Monaco described the practice as “unprofessional,” the clinic’s bathroom as “filthy” and Carr as a “scam artist.”

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Review site Yelp battles extortion claims

Michele Massimo

First the chefs of a small Italian restaurant got mad at online review site Yelp. Instead of trying to get better reviews, they decided to take a different approach: get terrible ones.

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Report: Facebook seeks $10 billion in IPO

NEW YORK — Facebook might finally be laying down the groundwork for a highly anticipated initial public offering, long expected to take place sometime after April 2012. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the world’s largest online social network ...

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