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06 Jun 2019
It is possible to create cross jurisdictional internet regulation systems to limit social media content and self-harm

With social media being a possible driver of self-harm and suicide among the youth, the UK government is now taking matters into its own hands. Authorities says a new regulatory system for social media companies should be created to address the problem. Additionally, in an interview with Al Jazeera, Yair Cohen, a lawyer specializing in […]

07 May 2019
07 May 2019
Does Hauwei really have hidden backdoors on their equipment supplied to Vodafone?

There have been claims in the news that Chinese mobile phone manufacturer, Hauwei, had left a “little” backdoor open when it was involved in developing fixed line internet connections in Italy, on behalf of Vodafone. The implication from the news reports was that this was part of a “hidden agenda” by the Chinese government, aiming […]

03 May 2019
Service of injunction against an internet troll via Instagram for the first time in internet history

Occasionally, it might take some time to uncover the real identify of your internet troll so in the meantime, the courts in the UK allow you to serve in injunction on an unknown user via Instagram. Before serving the injunction, you must make sure that there is an order against Instagram to preserve all the […]

15 Apr 2019
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22 Feb 2019
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

18 Feb 2019
12 Feb 2019
It is possible to regulate the internet despite its global nature. Yair Cohen interview with AlJazeera

People say they feel safer when there is a police presence, such as a local bobby walking the streets. There is a well-established body of evidence showing that the public wants the police to maintain a high level of public visibility and accessibility. Read More

10 Jul 2018
01 May 2018
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 […]

05 Mar 2018
Yair Cohen on The Legal Hour LBC – 28/02/2018

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.

28 Feb 2018
Why encryption works and how it is used by terrorists

Yair Cohen, internet law expert and social media solicitor, talks to RT UK.

27 Feb 2018
Anonymous Web ‘Trolls’ Are Targeted by Company Lawyers in U.K. Lawsuits

MoneySavingExpert, a British personal finance site with 5 million readers, was forced to hand over personal details about three users Similar orders have been granted in the U.K. over comments posted on Google Inc. (GOOG) blogs and comment boards at its YouTube unit’s website, said Yair Cohen, a lawyer for JPC.