Moving away from self-policing does not necessarily mean the creation of ‘thought police’ or a ‘snooping unit’, but rather it is intended to make people feel safer online and bring our police into the twenty-first century.
Social Media Law Blog
Data collection by social media companies and the misuse of it have been making rounds in the news recently. People love social media because it serves as a platform for free speech and helps them connect with one another.
The digital community is coming to earth and rules here may now apply in the online society. How will this change the interactive community? Should you be worried?
Internet lawyer Yair Cohen said that Facebook relies on its hugely complicated, ever changing terms and conditions, which it knows nobody reads. Consent needs to be of clear and coherent and informed and anyone who ever tried to look at any of Facebook’s terms and conditions or tried to change the settings of Facebook privacy settings will know that its terms and conditions are anything but coherent and clear.
Harassment lawyer Yair Cohen took on the case after the police would not help for nearly 13 years. Paul Currant and Currant Consulting have agreed to pay damages to the their victim and also to pay her legal costs. They also agreed to never harass her again in an order which was approved by the court.
Victim of online harassment speaks out about her expeirence with the police. Can online harassment victims trust the police to help them? Interview by harassment solicitor Yair Cohen
Is a Facebook fan page administrator liable under GDPR? according to the European Court, an administrator of a fan page on Facebook is jointly responsible, together with Facebook for processing data of visitors to the Facebook fan page.
Interestingly, support for the idea that anonymous posting should be phased out has come from an unexpected source. Back in 2011 Facebook’s former marketing director Randi Zuckerberg and Google head Eric Schmidt have both been quoted to suggest that anonymous posting should be made a thing of the past
Yair Cohen, a partner at Cohen Davis Solicitors, discusses the pros and cons of self-regulation and considers why the current taxation system is unfair. To understand the reasons behind the need to end the special treatment tech and social media companies receive by the UK and other Western governments, both, in terms of general regulations […]
To understand the extent of the neglect of users, one only needs to look at some of the staggering figures which were candidly provided by some internet companies who were represented on the panel.
Internet companies are stepping up their game when it comes to policing the internet. Following warnings by the government that it will introduce external regulations, social media companies are already practicing large scale removal of user generated content.
Watch what happened when privacy lawyer Yair Cohen served a privacy injunction live on an internet troll via Instagram.
3 most common reasons why a right to be forgotten application will fail.
Obtaining disclosure orders against online trolls can be made far easier says internet law expert and social media solicitor Yair Cohen, who regularly acts for celebrity who face abuse online
Solicitor and harassment lawyer Yair Cohen who helps celebrity get rid of internet trolls FOREVERMORE helps Frankie Bridge to hunt down celebrity specialists internet trolls. Source: CELEB TROLLS: WE’RE COMING TO GET YOU!