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06 Jun 2021
The US to give ransomware threat same priority as terrorism

Internal security organisations in the US, have requested powers to allow them handle ransomware threat the same they handle terrorism.

18 Jun 2020
Why spying on your employees working from home might not be such as a good idea

Tool lets the boss watch
staff working from home The space in your spare bedroom does not automatically turn into the property of your e

01 Jun 2020
Breach of privacy after a post on a private Facebook Group court case

In the case where damages awarded for breach of privacy on Facebook, it was shown that even when family members share information among themselves (only 35 people had access to the information), where the information is considered to be privacy

28 Apr 2020
Why European governments are reluctant to use mobile phone tracking apps during COVID19

Tracing apps are playing a significant role in some countries in combating COVID-19. There is no doubt that COVID-19 has given a huge boost to some technological advances but more importantly, the virus has created a public readiness to accept them.

27 Aug 2019
Facebook’s new tool isn’t a remedy for privacy concerns

‘There’s no way out’, says Yair Cohen, Social Media Expert Yair Cohen Live on RT International Facebook new privacy tool Off-Facebook activity from Yair Cohen Solicitor on Vimeo. Earlier this week, Facebook introduced a new privacy feature that will give users clearer information from apps and websites they browse outside of the social network and […]

08 Apr 2019

Yair Cohen will be participating in this year Data Protection Practitioners’ Conference 2019 attended by Information Commissioner, Elizabeth Denham CBE

28 Mar 2019
Freedom of Speech and Online Harassment

Why is it that people feel that they can say what they want about people on the internet that they wouldn’t necessarily say to someone’s face?. It broadly goes back to the early days of the internet, where there was a perception that the internet was outside the scope of regulations and policing. It was […]

24 Feb 2019
Should online abuse become a criminal offence?

Katie Price is certainly a controversial figure who doesn’t hesitate to speak her mind. But does this necessarily make her a fair target to online abuse?

She doesn’t think so and i’m supporting her. Katie Price and her children have been suffering from online abuse and harassment far before many members of Parliament started to recognised online harassment and abuse as an issue worth discussing.

11 Jan 2019
Should tech companies provide governments with access to encrypted data?

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?

26 Dec 2018
Why this year might have signalled the beginning of the end for Facebook’s business model

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.

10 Jul 2018
Lindsey Goldrick Dean Wins Freedom After 13 Years of Harassment

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.

12 Jun 2018
Administrators of Facebook fan pages are liable under GDPR

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.

31 Mar 2018
Data Protection Practitioners’ Conference 2018

Yair Cohen data protection lawyer will be attending the UK most important GDPR ICO conference. topics include how GDPR will affect US based companies

01 Jan 2018
Taking out privacy injunction against online trolls

Watch what happened when privacy lawyer Yair Cohen served a privacy injunction live on an internet troll via Instagram.

30 Jun 2017
Remove search results from Google worldwide

So where do Europeans stand in relation to the removal of Google search results worldwide? Since Google ordered to remove search results worldwide, Europeans are eagerly awaiting the French High Court’s final decision on an appeal. In May 2015 French data regulator ordered Google  to apply Right to be Forgotten removals of search results not […]

11 Jun 2017
Consent and pornography and why sometimes no does not mean no

Consent and pornography and why sometimes no does not mean no An example of this might be an individual who is not a professional actor and who agreed to be paid a small sum of money, for participation in a hard-core pornographic film, where the amount paid was totally disproportionate to the actions they were required to perform or be subject to.

13 May 2017
Delete your past from the internet. Social media lawyer Yair Cohen

it’s time to start giving serious thought to erasing your online footprint. We called on internet oracle and social media solicitor Yair Cohen (internetlawcentre.co.uk) to offer his foolproof guide to going full Jason Bourne…

19 Mar 2017
Is catfishing illegal in the UK?

Catfishing happens when someone uses false identity to lure you into loving them. They pretend they are the person they believe you want them to be. Catfishing can be part of an illegal act of deception if for example the perpetrator obtain information by deception

02 Jan 2017
Internet police in action: Yahoo scanned emails to help FBI.

The FBI has stepped up its effort to police the internet by requesting Yahoo to assist in developing software to scan emails which were going through YahooMail servers. Yahoo was reported to have agreed but the intrusion did not only affect YahooMail customers but also other email users who happened to communicate with a YahooMail […]

22 Dec 2016
Facebook, Google, Twitter and Yahoo snooping is lawful just because we clicked “yes” to their Terms and Conditions which we never read anyway

The UK government is told it would be unlawful to create a law that requests internet service providers to retain user’s data for 12 months across the board. On Wednesday 21 December 2016, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled that it would be unlawful for the UK to enact laws that […]

05 Dec 2016
Google right to be forgotten to extend to USA

Is the right to be forgotten being extended to the USA . Yair Cohen, UK lawyer and internet law expert will be presenting at the Internet Law Leadership Summit in the USA about USA right to be forgotten

12 Jul 2016
Lawsuit against Facebook

Lawsuit against Facebook . Radio interview with Yair Cohen, UK social media litigation lawyer. Facebook sued by Israeli and USA citizens over Palestinian attacks. Lawyers have filed a $1B lawsuit against Facebook, accusing it of knowingly supporting the Palestinian group Hamas. Law suit against Facebook might succeed. Facebook harassment legal advice

25 Apr 2016
Bulk Personal Datasets collected by UK government includes solicitor client privileged information

Bulk Personal Datasets collection by UK government includes solicitor client privileged information. The bulk personal datasets collected by British intelligence agencies is reminiscent of dark days and dark regimes, Yair Cohen, of the London-based law firm Cohen Davis Solicitors

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.

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

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.

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 […]

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

18 Jul 2014
UK new online piracy laws

New online piracy laws are planned to be introduced as part of the Digital Economy Act 2010.

What do the new Piracy Laws mean to you?

19 May 2014
A right to be forgotten Solicitors

A right to be forgotten Solicitors A right to be forgotten lawyers: New Google take-down requests. What does it mean to you?

12 Apr 2014
Who owns your own image? Some legal advice

Who owns your own image? Some legal advice about removing images from the internet. Yair Cohen social media lawyer

26 Feb 2014
No Longer Anonymous on the Web

No Longer Anonymous on the Web People who use fake names to post critical comments about companies on websites may not be as anonymous as they think, as firms use the courts to unmask online accusers.

17 Feb 2014
A Teen Girl’s Facebook Typo Led Horrified Stranger To Get Thousands Of Her Messages

A Teen Girl’s Facebook Typo Led Horrified Stranger To Get Thousands Of Her Messages Over 9 months, a woman in North Carolina received over 14,000 Facebook messages intended for a teen girl in Mexico.

24 Jan 2014
Social Media Sites and Corporate Social Responsibility – The Case Of Stan Collymor

Social media solicitor Yair Cohen says that social media users work for their masters by producing never-ending internet content and by constantly engaging

15 Jan 2014
Encourage the young to create our new internet laws

The Internet and the laws that are meant to protect us are only in their infancy. At present, the law ‎plays catch up