More companies suing online gripers

The Web has given angry consumers a vast outlet for their gripes — just look at the Facebook pages ranting against a company or all the nasty Yelp reviews. Turns out some companies are fighting back with defamation lawsuits against individuals who post critical comments online, reports The New York Times . For instance, a Michigan towing company has filed suit against a man for starting a Facebook page called, “Kalamazoo Residents against T&J Towing,” which drew more than 800 fans in tw…

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