August 19, 2014 Leave a comment People are getting sued for doing this one thing online By Komando Staff, Komando.com 12,73412.7k It's a strange time for people who like to post reviews on the Internet. In the past, you'd review a hotel, restaurant, service or product online and move on.Now, you can't load a news page without a story of a company going after someone for a negative review. There's the hotel that fined a patron $500 for a negative review. After a round of Internet outrage, it dropped the fine and apologized. Another gentleman - with near-terminal cancer just to make things worse - posted some negative reviews of his Internet provider and it decided to sue him. Again, the suit was dropped within a day after the story spread online.Still, not everyone is so lucky. Some companies are a bit more tenacious with fines and lawsuits. It makes knowing what will and won't get you in trouble online tough.Next page: Learn some guidelines from these stories Continued on next page123456Next View All BREAKING NEWS, TIPS, AND MORE LIKED WHAT YOU READ? GET MORE IN YOUR INBOX FREE. Stay up-to-date the easy way. SIGN ME UP! Previous Tips The new Facebook Messenger app: What you need to know Next Tips 10 best free Android apps Related Articles 4 ways to spot fake product reviews online How police body cameras work Find, rate and review attorneys You really do look like Alexander the Great! Test your facial recognition to him!