Are Website Operators in the US are Finally Going to Be Forced to Remove User Generated Defamation? – Yair Cohen

26 03 2018

On 3 April 2018 the California Supreme Court will hear oral submissions in a case of Hassell v. Bird.  The case is likely to have implications on the ability of business owners, including those who are located in the UK, to have fake and defamatory online reviews removed from US based websites.  Read the rest of this entry »





Social media content moderation and removal policies: Some rare insights – Yair Cohen

16 02 2018

Last week, together with some of the leading U.S internet law lawyers and academics I attended a unique event at Santa Clara University Law School, California, where for the first time in the history of the internet tech companies’ legal leaders and policy experts gathered together for a day of panels on content moderation and removal. Read the rest of this entry »