Social Media Law Blog

03 Mar 2016
Legal implications for parents who post children pictures on Facebook

In case of children, once they grow up, they might not wish to have their images expose to the world at large yet they might be prevented from doing anything about the publication. Images that were originally posted on Facebook by the child’s parent might since have been copied to other websites social media legal advice

10 Feb 2016
Can employer monitor employee email

Can employer monitor employee email. As good practice employers who wish to monitor employee email should require employees not to use t the employer reserves the right to monitor employee email.

30 Oct 2015
Net neutrality abolished. Fast lane or slow lane and what the fuss is all about

Net neutrality abolished. Fast lane or slow lane and what the fuss is all about. fast lane an slow lane – what does it really mean and how this might affect you as an internet user.

28 Oct 2015
TalkTalk data breach can I leave TalkTalk?

TalkTalk data breach can I leave Talk following the data breach without paying a penalty. What does my contract with talk talk says about breach of data protection and leaving talk talk

02 Oct 2015
Yair Cohen Presents at Internet Law Leadership Summit 2015 in Las Vegas

Yair Cohen presents at the Internet Law Leadership Summit Las Vegas 2015

23 Aug 2015
Online harassment injunction first | Profile Yair Cohen| Law Society Gazette

Social media harassment injunction to stop internet trolls. Specialist social media injunctions lawyer Yair Cohen is in the news

09 Jun 2015
Harassment Injunction Lawyers Serve for the First Time Harassment Injunction via Instagram

Social media litigation lawyer obtained online harassment injunction to stop internet trolls abusing his victim on social media. Serving online harassment injunction via social media on Instagram. Yair Cohen social media lawyer specialises in difficult cases of online harassment and internet harassment law

10 Jan 2015
Making successful right to be forgotten requests to Google

Making successful right to be forgotten request from Google. Social media solicitor Yair Cohen explains how to avoid common mistakes in making an application under a right to be forgotten.

24 Nov 2014
Hegglin v Google at the London High Court

The case of Hegglin v Google at the London High Court has been settled following the Judge’s criticism of Google in the previous hearing.

22 Nov 2014
Defamation on the internet might land you in jail!

Social media litigation solicitor Yair Cohen double sued internet user for harassment both under criminal law and then under civil law. A criminal conviction makes it far easier to claim compensation for harassment and defamation in a civil court.

20 Nov 2014
CCTV Insecam website – ICO says it will try to shut the website

In October 2014, Joseph Cox first exposed the website Insecam.com, and the fact that the site was live streaming CCTV images from all over the world of people were completely unaware that there were being spied on. Today, the Guardian was quoting The information commissioner, Christopher Graham who has condemned Insecam, and said that he wants “the Russians […]

12 Oct 2014
Defamation against a company – treat it with urgency!

why it is so important to obtain legal advice quickly and not delay matters when it comes to online defamation.

01 Oct 2014
How to remove unauthorised personal images from the internet

What to do if your images are stolen and placed on the internet?

As hacked nude celebrity photos had been sold on the internet, Yair Cohen, social media lawyer

10 Sep 2014
The Model Law Comission

Last year I was privileged to be invited to the Supreme Court to take part in the Model Law Commission project, a project  that is supported by the Supreme Court and the Law Commission where a group of young students are encouraged to create law reforms based on their own personal experiences of society’s needs and with the […]

09 Sep 2014
Are operators of review websites liable for defamation posted by anonymous users?

The truth, which every defamation solicitor who specialises in removing defamation from the internet should be able to tell you, is that the majority of the operators of review websites. business defamation on review website