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August 12, 2020

The Facebook Ad Boycott: an analysis of brands ‘hitting pause on hate’

Niki Saberi-Oskoui analyses the impact of the recent Facebook advertising boycott. The month of July began with the announcement of the #StopHateForProfit campaign which consisted of […]
June 1, 2020

Commercial Awareness Update – W/C 1st June 2020

Jamie Howarth, Gina Asadi, Jamie Adair, Aleksandra Nowicka, and Sofiya Stanchakprovide a round-up of the stories that a budding Student Lawyer should be aware of this week. 
February 10, 2020

Commercial Awareness Update – W/C 9th February 2020

Mared Davies, Gina Asadi, and Sarah Mullane provide a round-up of the stories that a budding Student Lawyer should be aware of this week. 
December 30, 2019
Social Media regulation

Taming the Social Media Giants: How far should the state go in regulating online content?

The law, history teaches us, lags inevitably behind technological change. In respect of no development is this more true than the ‘Information Revolution,’ those sweeping and […]
October 30, 2019

Libra Update: The biggest hurdles to-date

Vincent Guereca-Adair reports on the latest news from Facebook's new currency Libra, and discusses all you need to know about the biggest challenges it has faced to-date.
September 19, 2019

Commercial Awareness Update – w/c 16th September

Your round up of the stories that you should discuss at interview this week.  Sign up here to get these updates in your inbox every week. Facebook to […]
August 13, 2019

Facebook’s Proposed Cryptocurrency, ‘Libra’: A New Money Laundering Tool?

In the second half of 2019, Facebook revealed concrete plans on its intention to extend its operation and services and embark on a project to produce […]
August 5, 2019
GDPR

One Year of GDPR: how did we get here? The cases that helped create GDPR (Part 1)

This article will examine the case law that concerns personal data rights and how they both highlighted the necessity for such protection that is now better […]
June 18, 2019

Supreme Court Offers New Guidance on Libel in the Age of Social Media

In 2012, Mrs Stocker wrote a series of Facebook posts to her ex-husband’s new partner, describing Mr Stocker’s history of domestic violence.  In one of these […]