Safer internet? Basic steps to protect yourself online #SID2016
Legal Topics / Social Media

Safer internet? Basic steps to protect yourself online #SID2016

The internet is a wonderful place. It is full of education, learning, entertainment and talent. But, unlike the ‘real world’ it has more than its fair share of danger. Safer Internet Day (#SID) is an annual event with the aim of highlighting those dangers and encouraging internet users to beware and be aware. Social media is … Continue reading

Man pleads guilty to uploading terrorist videos to YouTube
Social Media

Man pleads guilty to uploading terrorist videos to YouTube

A London man has pleaded guilty at the Old Bailey to three counts of disseminating a terrorist publication and one of inciting murder.  His wife has previously pleaded guilty to disseminating a terrorist publication.  Both now await sentencing. The case follows the murder Fusilier Lee Rigby in Woolwich, south-east London in May 2013.  Royal Barnes, 23, posted videos on … Continue reading

Lawyers not immune to social media mishaps
Employment Issues / Social Media

Lawyers not immune to social media mishaps

A trainee solicitor with one of the world’s top legal firms now faces the possibility of dismissal following the reporting of an online video in which he describes his role as “f***ing people over for money”. The Clifford Chance trainee, whose name has not been disclosed, was seen in a video interview with Oxford University student … Continue reading