What do Digg and eBay Have in Common?
Written by Guest Blogger, Lauren Davis – Georgetown Law student What do Digg and eBay have in common? Their rating systems are under assault by the fraudsters, and in some cases, this mischief is undermining the systems’ credibility and effectiveness. There has been a great deal of buzz surrounding a recent article in Wired magazine. The piece, entitled “Herding the Mob,” notes that online retail sites, such as eBay and Yahoo Auctions, and social bookmarking sites, including