(credit: Pageo Jewelers)
Yelp has handed over account information for a previously anonymous account, named “Linda G,” to a Massachusetts jeweler seeking to sue the user.
The company was ordered by a municipal court judge to hand over the user’s name and address after Boston-based Pageo Jewelry provided documentation to Yelp and to the court indicating that the user’s review may be false.
Public Citizen’s Paul Levy, who had taken the case on Yelp’s behalf, told Ars Technica that after seeing Pageo’s documentation at a hearing, he’s off the case. A Yelp spokesperson said that the company has complied with the court’s order.
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