by Mike Masnick

Amazon Says No More To Anonymous Reviews

from the prove-yourself dept

This was mentioned earlier this week in the Wall Street Journal, but without a non-paid source to point to, we skipped over it. However, Amazon has apparently had enough of authors reviewing their own books on the site and has put in a new system that will require a credit card as proof of identification before you can add a new review to the site. Might be interesting to see what kind of impact this has on reviews... and sales.

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    Chomper, 30 Jul 2004 @ 8:54pm

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    Maybe they should clean up their marketplaces. I saw one guy boost his trusted rating by writing glowing reviews of himself. I can't believe how dumb some of the safeguards are.

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