What are the legal consequences of parents posting images and other private information about their young children on the internet? Read more Breach of privacy of children when parents post images of their children on social media
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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 […]
Iain Ferguson’s daughter Kelsey has called for victims of online abuse to speak out following the death of Caroline Flack. Solicitor Yair Cohen explains how we can get rid of online bullying forevermore! The solution to online trolling is much more simple than most people think. Read more about how to stop online trolling
In a radio interview on BBC Scotland, Yair talks with Kelsey Ferguson, who herself has talked recently about the bullying she suffered. Yair states: ‘Do we accept as a society that free speech will be misused or abused in such a way or do we want to make it easier to unravel the identity of […]
Social media platforms to be accountable for amplifying hate speech from Yair Cohen Solicitor on Vimeo.
Instagram’s new anti-bullying features are welcome news but I don’t think Instagram or Facebook are doing this necessarily because they want to protect their users (or maybe they do), but that they have been warned that there are going to be government regulations introduced unless they take a drastic approach to be seen that they are […]
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 […]
There is a fear that social media companies, by having too much power, will end up becoming over influential over people democratic choices. The US government has lodged an investigation to find out whether social media law firms, in fact, act as a dangerous monopoly. Yair Cohen, UK social media lawyer, explains why the government […]
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
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 […]
Yair Cohen, answers listeners questions about a right to be forgotten. Yair has joined presenter Clive Bull on LBC radio for a special internet and cyber-law legal hour.
Social media companies know about our personal business far more than the government. So why is it that we object so much to security based spying whilst we are happy to accept social media surveillance.