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Do it for the gram…

Half of the world’s population regularly uses some sort of social media platform.  Just think about that for a second. The opportunities for businesses to reach their target audiences are greater than ever!  We are now able to create and promote our brand almost exclusively online.   While the ability to communicate so effectively can humanise your brand and extend [...]

By | 20th March, 2019|Cybersecurity, IP Law, IT Law, Labour law, Media Law|

SEND NUDES

While most people chuckle at the “send nudes” gifs and memes that are an ongoing source of humour on the internet, for some, the tragic reality is that these nudes may ruin their lives.  People in relationships usually trust the person they’re with and could never imagine being betrayed by them.  However, the startling number of “revenge porn” cases evident [...]

That’s how the cookie crumbles…

No, I don’t mean those midnight snacks you’ve been sneaking.  Cookies are small files which are stored on a user's computer.  They are designed to hold a small amount of data specific to a particular user and website that can be accessed either by the web server or the client computer. This allows the server to deliver a page tailored [...]

KEEP YOUR HEAD IN THE CLOUDS

The world is running out of space. Parks are becoming buildings, highways are ploughing through farmland and your Blackberry that could store hundreds of photos has turned into your iPhone that can store thousands. Who needs a memory card or USB in the era of *dunt dunt dunt…* THE CLOUD. We all know of cloud storage, and we’ve all heard [...]

By | 26th June, 2018|IT Law, Privacy Law|

ATTENTION MUSICIANS!

If music be the food of love, play on…as long as you have a valid copyright licence. The music and entertainment industry relies on various legal aspects to protect the interests of businesses and individuals working in the media field.  It can be applied to all forms of music and entertainment, including composition, publishing, film, broadcasting, and theatre.  This draws [...]

By | 23rd May, 2018|Copyright Infringement, IP Law|

From crypto currency to crypto contracts

Soon, paying legal fees for a solid, watertight contract will be a thing of the past.  Traditional contracts, painstakingly reviewed by tired eyes for the seventh time, are so 2017.  Smart contracts are the future, and with the rapid development of this technology, it may happen sooner than we think. What are smart contracts? Smart contracts use certain coding and [...]

By | 12th April, 2018|Contract Law, Technology Law|

The recent repeal of the rules surrounding Net Neutrality in the US may affect us. Here’s how…

No more Netflix and chill???   Feel like streaming a movie with bae[1]?  Or binge watching the latest season of GoT? (that’s Game of Thrones for all you people with real lives).  Your life in the lap of television luxury may soon cost double or even triple your monthly Showmax subscription, or even worse, come to an abrupt end. At [...]

By | 13th March, 2018|IP Law, Media Law|

You can skip this ad in 5 … 4 … 3 … 2 … 1…

That loud exhale and eyeroll when you’re scrolling through Facebook or Instagram and you accidentally double tap that “sponsored advertisement”.  But … how did they know you were interested in travelling, or that you’re just dying to go to Ultra Music Festival??  You would have totally scrolled passed it if it wasn’t something you were interested in. Targeted advertising makes [...]

By | 5th February, 2018|Advertising law, PPM Attorneys, Social media law|

THE IMPACT YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA POSTS HAVE ON YOUR INSURANCE CLAIM

I was recently involved in a car accident, and as a result, was hit with (other than another car) the shocking revelation of the extent to which insurers go to confirm the details of a claim. Insurance companies  investigate accident claims in order to prevent fraud,  and social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram are treasure troves of [...]

By | 9th November, 2017|PPM Attorneys, Social media law|

THE TRUTH BEHIND TRUECALLER

Truecaller is a global telephone directory and reverse directory that has caller ID, social media integration and call-blocking functionality.  It lets you search for contact information, identify incoming calls, and block calls you don’t want to receive. Most smartphone users use the Application (“App”) to trace and block spam calls, but have you ever wondered how the App has access [...]

By | 10th October, 2017|Data Protection, PPM Attorneys, Privacy Law|