Online marketplace platforms enable any interested seller to list, advertise, and sell their products to a broad audience of buyers. Detecting product listings that violate local laws or norms is difficult. The effectiveness of manual evaluation of product is slow, limited in scale and scope and constrained by the knowledge and experience of the individuals tasked with evaluating appropriateness. This disclosure describes techniques to automate the detection of online marketplace listings for products that can potentially violate regionality specific regulations or norms. A set of automated checks are performed to validate product information that third-party sellers provide to the marketplace platform. Only those products that pass the automated checks are cleared for listing on the platform and are made available to buyers in a given region. Products that fail one or more of the checks are removed from the platform or restricted from being listed until the seller provides appropriate explanation and/or modification.
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Mamgain, Paras, "Automated Checks to Detect and Remove Locally Inappropriate Products from Marketplace Listing", Technical Disclosure Commons, (April 21, 2023)