Glassdoor forced to hand over details of reviewer in court case

Glassdoor forced to hand over details of reviewer in court case

Glassdoor has been forced to hand over the details of users that posted allegedly defamatory comments about a consulting company in a court judgement, posing questions about the integrity of the review process - something many firms use as part of their unofficial recruitment tactics.

Since 2016, the company, BeneFACT was subjected to several defamatory reviews, all of which were posted from anonymous accounts. However, Glassdoor still held information about the secret poster, such as their name and IP address, and was able to provide them to the court.

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Comments (1)

  • Recruiter
    Tue, 12 Jun 2018 12:00pm BST
    We had a glassdoor review written by a disgruntled job seeker and when we asked them to remove it they refused even though it is suppose to be from employees only
    We only got it removed once we threaten legal action
    It was very clear from the context it was written that it was not someone who had ever worked for the business

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