0
Broadband

CMA urges Facebook, eBay to tackle sale of fake reviews

Monday 24 June 2019 | 11:00 CET | News
The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has urged Facbeook and eBay to take action and stop the sale of fake reviews through the sites. This is the first phase in a wider CMA programme to tackle fake and misleading reviews to protect online shoppers. 

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

We hope you've enjoyed your free articles. Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Internet
Companies: Ebay
Countries: United Kingdom
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Which? says Facebook still flooded with fake review groups

Published 06 Aug 2019 11:32 CET | United Kingdom
New research from UK consumer group Which? shows that Facebook is still flooded with fake review groups, despite the company ...

UK opens market study into online platforms, digital advertising market

Published 04 Jul 2019 11:14 CET | United Kingdom
The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has opened a market study into online platforms. Launched as part of its new ...

Young people increasingly concerned about negative impact of technology - study

Published 19 Jun 2019 11:15 CET | United Kingdom
Young people in the UK believe that technology adds value to their lives and the wider world, but they have growing concerns ...

UK govt to consult on giving CMA new powers to protect consumers

Published 18 Jun 2019 12:32 CET | United Kingdom
The UK Government has confirmed plans to consult on giving the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) tough new powers to fine ...

Apple to provide clearer information on iPhone performance after CMA action

Published 23 May 2019 15:44 CET | United Kingdom
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) in the UK has secured an undertaking from Apple to improve the information provided ...

French broadcast authority adopts recommendations against 'fake news' on social networks

Published 20 May 2019 11:06 CET | France
French broadcast authority CSA has adopted a number of measures against the spread of 'fake news' on social networks, which were ...

OII sets up commission to protect democracy from disruptive technology influences

Published 07 May 2019 11:22 CET | United Kingdom
The Oxford Internet Institute (OII), part of the University of Oxford, has launched a new commission to address technological ...

UK CMA provisionally clears PayPal's acquisition of iZettle

Published 01 May 2019 11:47 CET | United Kingdom
The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has provisionally cleared the acquisition of mobile payments company iZettle by ...

CMA investigates auto-renewal practices of online gaming services

Published 08 Apr 2019 10:27 CET | United Kingdom
The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has opened a consumer law investigation into PlayStation, Nintendo Switch and Xbox ...

UK govt report highlights lack of competition in digital markets

Published 13 Mar 2019 11:12 CET | United Kingdom
Major technology companies have become too dominant and do not face enough market competition in the UK, according to an ...

Facebook takes down UK-based 'fake news' network

Published 08 Mar 2019 11:49 CET | United Kingdom
Facebook has removed 137 Facebook and Instagram accounts, pages and groups for being involved in coordinated, inauthentic ...

UK MPs call for new Compulsory Ethics Code for technology companies

Published 18 Feb 2019 11:17 CET | United Kingdom
UK MPs have recommended a new Compulsory Code of Ethics for technology companies, overseen by an independent regulator. This ...

UK Minister asks CMA to investigate online advertising market

Published 13 Feb 2019 11:07 CET | United Kingdom
UK Culture Secretary Jeremy Wright told the House of Commons on 12 February that he has ordered the Competition and Markets ...

Microsoft names UK as most civil country online

Published 06 Feb 2019 11:07 CET | United Kingdom
New research from Microsoft to market Safer Internet Day shows that the UK is the safest country worldwide for internet users. ...