Media Types All

18 Jun 2020
Tool lets the boss watch staff working from home

Solicitor Yair Cohen in a live debate on whether banks should be able to spy on their employees who work from home during  COVID-19 and beyond. Read more Tool lets the boss watch staff working from home  

28 Apr 2020
Why European states are slow to use mobile tracing technology during COVID-19

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. The COVID-19 outbreak helped destroy psychological barriers by making most people accept certain restrictions […]

23 Apr 2020
Breach of privacy of children when parents post images of their children on social media

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

28 Feb 2020
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 […]

27 Feb 2020
Former Rangers and Hearts star’s daughter reveals her teenage bullying hell in a BBC interview together with Yair Cohen

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  

12 Feb 2020

A decision like this had to be diplomatically worked together between the US & UK governments says social media lawyer Yair Cohen after the UK gives the green light to Huawei to be part of the UK’s 5G network.

01 Jan 2020
When did Facebook become a serious player in a political game?

Solicitor Yair Cohen says in a TV interview with RT News that during 2019, Facebook has cemented its position as a political player. Also in 2019, Facebook officially ceased to be a mere social media platform as it has engaged on a regular basis in editorial activism. The truth of the matter is that Facebook […]

01 Nov 2019
Twitter, Facebook and Political Ads

People are clever enough to make their own mind. The claims that bots and political ads are influencing political voting might not be as straight forward as some would like us to think.

01 Nov 2019
Why Facebook decided to keep displaying paid political Ads whilst Twitter chose to say no to the money

Read more: Twitter, Facebook, Political Ads and Mission Statements

25 Oct 2019
Why Facebook banned Russian Borscht recipes

Yair Cohen, Social Media Expert and Internet Law Solicitor, talks with RT News. Recently, Facebook banned a ‘Foodies’ page with some 40,000 subscribers that were posting Borscht recipes from the Russian institution. The reasoning behind their decision was that they believe that they identified the page as an emerging threat of a foreign coordinated and […]

28 Aug 2019
Social media platforms to be accountable for amplifying hate speech

Social media platforms to be accountable for amplifying hate speech from Yair Cohen Solicitor on Vimeo.

27 Aug 2019
Facebook’s new tool is not a remedy for privacy concerns

UK social media lawyer Yair Cohen explains about Facebook’s new privacy tool  

23 Jul 2019
FacebookAbility of the police -UK police to use artificial intelligence to identify to be criminals

The government is turning into Facebook Artificial intelligence might be great for Facebook and particularly for boosting up its advertising revenue. However, let’s remember that history is full of examples of individuals who did exceptional things under exceptional circumstances because they managed to change. They managed to change what they were statistically meant to become, […]

10 Jul 2019
Instagram’s New Anti-Bullying Features

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 […]

05 Jul 2019
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 […]