I copied this from Justin Herman's Facebook page.
Considering its been national news around the globe, you may have heard about Yelp amending their terms of service for official government use. While a lot of myths have been attached to that, we're taking this opportunity to share the facts and take a look at our process. Please take a look, and let us know if you have questions -- for as you've heard, we're listening.
Facts on the Federal-Compatible Terms of Service Agreement for Yelp
We’ve been excited to see the outpouring of interest this week in response to Yelp’s decision to amend their terms of service for official government use, a clear message that citizens want more ways to ensure their voices are heard by the public programs that serve them.DIGITALGOV.GOV