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John Vibes
August 21, 2015

(ANTIMEDIA) Even though no one is ever pleased with the service they receive from federal agencies like the TSA or the IRS, there is no real recourse for anyone who is dissatisfied with their service.

This is because government agencies are monopolies by design, meaning they do not have to worry about losing customers to another company. Their customers are essentially forced to do business with them because it is illegal for people to offer alternatives.

Nothing has changed about that arrangement at all, except now you can complain about it on Yelp! That’s right, the popular app that allows people to rate the service they receive from private businesses is now allowing users to make comments about federal agencies.

Apparently, this move is actually being welcomed by politicians, but it is highly possible they have no clue what they are in for.

Yelp released an official statement this week on its blog:

“We are excited to announce that Yelp has concluded an agreement with the federal government that will allow federal agencies and offices to claim their Yelp pages, read and respond to reviews, and incorporate that feedback into service improvements.

We encourage Yelpers to review any of the thousands of agency field offices, TSA checkpoints,national parks, Social Security Administration offices, landmarks and other places already listed on Yelp if you have good…

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