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27 Feb 2018
Individuals ‘have no right’ to stop name being used online

Ordinary people have no right to stop their names being used in web addresses because they are not famous enough, according to regulators. Yair Cohen, a solicitor at the Internet Law Centre, said the ruling showed individuals facing websites bearing their names were in a “vulnerable position”

27 Feb 2018
Defamation on the internet might land you in jail!

The Evening Standard reported today about Paul Britton, a web developer who used his SEO skills to defame a former client. The web developer pleaded guilty to harassing his own client by creating a derogatory website about him and was told by a Crown Court judge at Kingston Crown Court that he might go to […]

27 Feb 2018
Web developer avoids jail after creating website about ex-client which falsely claimed he was a paedophile

A web developer has walked free from court after creating a website about an ex-client falsely claiming he was a paedophile. Paul Britton built a website about chartered property surveyor…

27 Feb 2018
Online harassment injunction first Yair Cohen

Yair Cohen is the first lawyer successfully to serve a harassment injunction on an anonymous online abuser via mobile online photo-sharing and social networking service Instagram.

27 Feb 2018
Why do we care so much about government snooping but are happy to be spied on by social media?

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.

27 Feb 2018
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.

27 Feb 2018
What are the legal responsibilities of social media websites towards their users?

What responsibilities do social media websites have towards their users? Should social media sites be better regulated or can they be trusted to self police the internet? Yair Cohen speaking to LBC.

27 Feb 2018
TalkTalk breach of data. Can you leave TalkTalk without paying termination charges?

What rights do customers of TalkTalk have following TalkTalk breach of data. I analysed the TalkTalk contract on behalf of BBC4 PM programme.

27 Feb 2018
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.

27 Feb 2018
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.

27 Feb 2018
What are the legal risks for parents who post images of their children on social media

As parents do we need to think twice before we post images of our children on Facebook? I think so, but there are opinions to the contrary. Listen to my conversation with Shelagh Fogarty on LBC Radio 97.3 FM.

27 Feb 2018
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?

27 Feb 2018
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 […]

27 Feb 2018
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

27 Feb 2018
Google Anti-trust investigations

Live radio interview from California. Google’s Antitrust Battle with the EU with Yair Cohen. Google anti-trust investigations made simple in this highly energetic transatlantic radio interview where we cover all the current anti-trust cases the European Commission undertakes against Google and where we ask the burning question:Is Google a victim of anti-trust witch-hunt by the […]