Undoing revenge … with Google’s help: Blocking revenge sites on Google – Himsworth Legal

13 06 2018

It is an unfortunate development in our digital society that there is now a tendency to publicly shame and humiliate. Nowhere is this more prevalent than in the breakdown of relationships. It would seem that, to some, revenge is a dish best served online. Read the rest of this entry »

Snapchat, Snap Map, The Spy who snapped me – Sophie Kay

8 07 2017

With the addition of Snap Map to Snapchat’s repertoire, the desires of Snapchat users to be James Bond have officially been met. Well, not quite. However, the new facility that is Snap Map, has drastically changed the mainstream social media landscape. Read the rest of this entry »

Will the Right to be Forgotten be just a Memory? – Ellis Schindler

8 07 2016

Screen-Shot-2016-07-04-at-13.57.50-300x135Following the recent EU referendum results, there will be any number of consequences facing the UK over the next few years as the Brexit looms. Not least is the mass of laws and regulations handed down to us by the EU that will need to be reviewed and adjusted accordingly. Read the rest of this entry »

Hate speech and Hillsborough. How a disgraceful t-shirt led to a very modern and very public “punishment” – Ellis Schindler

8 06 2016

Screen-Shot-2016-06-02-at-08_42_10-542x620Over the Spring Bank Holiday, a man was arrested by West Mercia Police under Section 4A of the Public Order Act 1986 for wearing a highly offensive T-shirt to a local pub. Sounds draconian? Perhaps not when you consider the words that this individual had printed on the t-shirt in question. Read the rest of this entry »

Privacy: Attack of the Drones – Jessica Lovell

21 12 2014

drone-camera-ukThe idea of drones is one that most people probably associate with the battlefield. The use of these unmanned aircraft in warzones has caused controversy but this is not the only scenario in which they are used. Read the rest of this entry »

The Rich Kids of Snapchat – Jessica Lovell and Ellis Schindler

18 07 2014

Rich KidsWith the current obsession with television shows following the lives of the privileged and wealthy, it is somewhat unsurprising that Social Media groups which offer a sneak peak at the opulent lifestyles of the young and rich have gone viral. Perhaps the best known such group is “Rich Kids on Snapchat”. Read the rest of this entry »