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