I used a website that has a two way rating system where the guest can review the host and vice-versa. The host left a very positive review of me as a guest a couple days after I checked-out. Because I was so busy, I left my review about a week and a half later, which stated that I didn't have a very positive experience. The host responded to my review completely contradicting what he previously stated and accusing me of vandalism. I advised the website that his allegations are completely false and if I vandalized his place, why would he initially have left a positive review of me? The website refuses to remove his response. It's clearly libel as an act of retaliation for me not leaving a positive review of him. It also violates the website's TOS by committing defamation. What are my options and can I move forward with a lawsuit against the website?
Accusing you of a crime is defamation per se, so you should consult an attorney in person about this.
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