Sony Promises Not To Use Fake Reviews

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PORTLAND, Ore. — In the first agreement of its kind since two Sony Pictures executives admitted using fake reviews to promote movies, the company promised Oregon officials Monday it would never again advertise in the state with fabricated reviews.

Oregon was one of several states to investigate the practice after the marketing executives admitted using reviews by imaginary film critic David Manning to market films including “A Knight’s Tale” and “The Animal.”

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