German Cartel Office starts investigation into user ratings online

Friday 24 May 2019 | 10:49 CET | News
The German Cartel Office has started a sector inquiry into user ratings on the internet. In e-commerce, for doctors, restaurants and manual trade services alike, user ratings are often fabricated or manipulated, the Bundeskartellamt said. The primary goal of the sector inquiry is to investigate the vulnerability of rating systems, the president of the Cartel Office Andreas Mundt said.

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