People who join in on online harassment can be jailed for so called Pile-on harassment.
Damages for breach of privacy on Facebook
NEWS! A woman won £15,000 in damages after a family member published a Facebook post alleging that she suffered from mental health. The post was made a private Facebook Group but still, the court ruled that publishing information about someone's health, without their consent, is considered as breach of their right to private life. Note, that it is often irrelevant whether the private information is true or false. You need to be very careful about what you are posting about other people. No one is a fair game!
In this case, the defendant did not mention the person by name but it was obvious to everyone who knew her that he was referring to her.
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A right to be forgotten legal advice with expert solicitor Yair CohenYour A-Z guide to making a right to be forgotten application from Yair Cohen.
What is a right to be forgotten and how to make a successful right to be forgotten submission, who can apply and what happens when someone had been found not guilty of a criminal offence and now wants to have news articles about their court case removed from the internet.
Can professional people, such as doctors or lawyers who had been discipline by regulatory bodies have the ruling in their case removed from search results?
Posted by Social media lawyer UK at 12:35
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Online harassment laws need to change to help victims of online harassment get their lives back.
Solicitors Yair Cohen's strategy will, for once and for all, bring an end to online trolling and harassment.
The reality is that eventually there will be laws enacted to protect victims of online harassment from anonymous trolls. How long would we need to wait for this to happen, however, is unclear.
As it happened, once certain members of Parliament started to become to subject of online harassment, together with a number of high profile cases of harassment of celebrity , things have started to change. Victims of defamation on the internet and of internet blackmail have stated to speak out.
At the same time there is some recognition now that harassment on the internet is no different to the old fashion harassment that people used to suffer 20 or 30 years ago.
Anonymity on the internet plays a major factor in the increase of online harassment cases. Discovering the identity of online trolls plays a key part in combating this terrible phenomena which is called online trolling.
For more information and support in helping you get rid of your online trolls get in touch on 0207 183 4123 or visit our website https://www.internetlawcentre.co.uk/contact-the-internet-law-centre
Posted by Social media lawyer UK at 06:46
An interesting developing story that demonstrates how #values and #MissionStatement impact on short and long term policies of two internet giants, Twitter and Facebook.
The spread of fake news and disinformation on social media.
Background: Facebook has declared that it will take steps to either remove accounts that it believes spread disinformation or demote those accounts across its network, unless the disinformation is contained within paid Ads by political parties.
This has opened Facebook to accusations of hypocrisy and greed.
Read more on Twitter, Facebook, Political Ads and Mission Statements
Posted by Social media lawyer UK at 06:08