Government legislation to clamp down on fake reviews, online rip-offs and rogue traders

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The government is issuing new legislation and reforms to help protect consumers as it clamps down on fake reviews and online rip-offs.
// New legislation will protect consumers against fake reviews, online rip-offs and subscription traps
// The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) will have more powers to crack down on rogue traders.

The government is issuing new legislation and reforms to help protect consumers as it clamps down on fake reviews, online rip-offs and subscription traps.

The reforms, announced by the government on Wednesday 20 April, will also give the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) more powers to support consumers and crack down on rogue traders.

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  1. They also need to protect businesses against fake reviews as customers often lie when they don’t get their own way and sites such as Trustpilot do not allow businesses to challenge reviews in any meaningful way with evidence.

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