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Some popular brands removed from Amazon over massive fake review scheme

1 month ago   |   By Android Central

Some of your favorite brands may have seen products removed on Amazon for fake reviews
What you need to know
SafteyDetectives revealed a data breach affecting more than 13 million users.
The breach affected many users who had been providing fake reviews for Amazon vendors and others.
Amazon has responded by removing products from brands that have been participating.
The war on fake Amazon product reviews is underway. A security report from SafetyDetectives kicked things off by revealing that "more than 13 million records, equating to 7GB of data, were exposed" on a server. The report goes...
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Popular tech brands taken off Amazon following ‘fake reviews' report

Popular tech brands taken off Amazon following ‘fake reviews' report

1 month ago   |   By MobileSyrup

For years, Amazon has suffered from bogus product reviews. The company has stringent anti-fake-review policies that prohibit sellers and product manufacturers from paying people to write ratings on a certain product. However, many sellers are able to fly under the radar. Several tech brands have been removed from Amazon, possibly as part of a ban on fake reviews.
Amazon's policy states that vendors are not permitted to provide refunds or reimbursements for product ratings, use third-party websites that offer free or discounted products in exchange for reviews, or create fake accounts to...
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