Bringing Due Process to Internet Reviews


“In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to… be confronted with the witnesses against him; to have compulsory process for obtaining witnesses in his favor, and to have the assistance of counsel for his defense.” -United States Constitution, Amendment VI In a recent policy change Yelp.com, the website famous for allowing users to review local restaurants and other businesses, is finally allowing businesses a chance to respond publicly against negative reviews.  Yelp has always allowed users, and all but the elite members with anonymity, to review different local businesses and make any claim that they wanted without repercussion or accountability.  Yelp has had numerous complaints in the past from businesses about how they are not allowed to respond publicly to any accusations made on the site, and the fact is they had every right to be upset. Without the ability to publicly defend against accusations Yelp becomes … Continue reading

Computers Are Our Future


The future is in computers and technology jobs. What does this mean for those not educated in the field? Continue reading