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Calling for more online harassers to be prosecuted

Yair Cohen explains how he brings private prosecution cases against internet trolls Speaking to BBC Scotland’s Kate Adams, solicitor Yair Cohen explains the reasons for the rise in cases of internet trolling in the UK and how him and his law firm are able to assist victims of internet trolling and harassment

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Online harassment laws need to change to help victims of online harassment get their lives back

It is time we have reconsidered our approach to online harassment and so-called right to anonymity on the internet. There is a very simple way to get rid of online trolls, a phenomena that comes as a standard package, together with your brand new PC, iPhone, tablet and your internet connection. Online harassment can be …

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Death of Simone Burns

Lawyer Simone Burns is dead after a video of her being drunk on a plane went viral making her the target of sustained internet trolling and abuse

The question for us as a society is how many times do we want to punish someone who has committed a minor criminal offence or who perhaps was a bit silly and did something which is completely out of character? Perhaps they had decided to appear on a live or a reality TV show and …

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why your child is not safe on YouTube

Why your child might not be safe using YouTube

Google would like us all to believe that the use of YouTube by paedophiles is an unfortunate event which it has no control over and which it did not cause. The truth, however, very different. Yair Cohen in a live radio interview  Why your child might not be safe using YouTube

The fallout from the sale of data by Twitter to Cambridge Analitica

Twitter has been caught out selling access to its users’ data to Cambridge Analitica, which in turn is alleged to have used data obtained from social media companies to manipulate the hearts and minds of innocent social media users. Last month, during the Data Protection Practitioners’ Conference,  ICO boss, Elizabeth Denham disclosed that the UK data protection …

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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 is speaking to LBC Julia Hartley-Brewer with practical advice to help victims of breach of privacy get images removed from the internet.

What is net neutrality

Net neutrality fast lane slow lane. What does it all mean

What does net neutrality mean and why do we hear about it so often now. In this radio interview, solicitor Yair Cohen explains what net neutrality is and why people are so worried about the increase in the power of social media companies  over the minds of individual using the internet.

Can employers monitor employees emails?

Employers can, under some circumstances, claim that they are in fact duty bound to spy on employees’ computers and communication. Listen to my interview with DownTownRadio.

How solicitors privileged communications were spied on by security services

The government collects bulk personal datasets which including legally privileged communication, most of which relate to people who present no particular interest to the intelligence services. The information is being secretly supplied by ISPs and email account providers who supply in on a voluntary basis and without any legal scrutiny. Do you care?

Amazon fake reviews legal advice

Amazon users who post or  commission agents to post fake reviews are now more likely to face legal action Amazon as the company has so far this year issued more than 1000 law suites against both users and vendors for posting fake or manipulated online reviews.  Amazon specialist lawyer Yair Cohen discusses the latest developments …

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Lawsuit against Facebook by victims of terror

Lawsuit against Facebook. Radio interview with Yair Cohen. 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. Listen in to legal analysis by Yair Cohen

How online profiling of terror suspects works and why is Yahoo co-operating

Is Yahoo scanning of its user’s email a classic case of anti-terror profiling? How legitimate it is for Yahoo to adhere to requests by the security agencies to scan its user’s emails for “suspicious” keywords whilst all the other major email service providers say they would have refused similar request? Listen in to my radio …

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