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30 Aug 2020
30 Aug 2020
Anonymous social media trolls who abuse tennis players face being unmasked after technology breakthrough

Social media lawyer Yair Cohen’s explains how latest technology helps him expose the identity of athletes’ racial  abusers on social media Sportradar’s investigation into 70 abusive messages to players at events in Germany and the US discovered the real identities of 21 culprits Provided by The Telegraphs

27 Feb 2018
Anonymous Web ‘Trolls’ Are Targeted by Company Lawyers in U.K. Lawsuits

MoneySavingExpert, a British personal finance site with 5 million readers, was forced to hand over personal details about three users Similar orders have been granted in the U.K. over comments posted on Google Inc. (GOOG) blogs and comment boards at its YouTube unit’s website, said Yair Cohen, a lawyer for JPC.

27 Feb 2018
Individuals ‘have no right’ to stop name being used online

Ordinary people have no right to stop their names being used in web addresses because they are not famous enough, according to regulators. Yair Cohen, a solicitor at the Internet Law Centre, said the ruling showed individuals facing websites bearing their names were in a “vulnerable position”

27 Feb 2018
Defamation on the internet might land you in jail!

The Evening Standard reported today about Paul Britton, a web developer who used his SEO skills to defame a former client. The web developer pleaded guilty to harassing his own client by creating a derogatory website about him and was told by a Crown Court judge at Kingston Crown Court that he might go to […]

27 Feb 2018
Web developer avoids jail after creating website about ex-client which falsely claimed he was a paedophile

A web developer has walked free from court after creating a website about an ex-client falsely claiming he was a paedophile. Paul Britton built a website about chartered property surveyor…

27 Feb 2018
Online harassment injunction first Yair Cohen

Yair Cohen is the first lawyer successfully to serve a harassment injunction on an anonymous online abuser via mobile online photo-sharing and social networking service Instagram.

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Legality of Negative Reviews

Is it legal to post a negative online review? What about attempts by companies to remove negative online reviews, is it legal, or lawful to try and suppress free speech? UK internet lawyer Yair Cohen has given a full length interview to  our colleagues at Reboot, one of UK’s most respectable Google search engine optimisation […]

09 May 2011
Analysis: Internet democracy sounds the death knell for the judges

We have been brought up to believe that telling lies is wrong – now it appears superinjunctions are telling us that telling the truth is wrong, too.However, the ongoing democratisation of our world through the internet, which basically says “let the community decide what is useful important or even truthful” UK internet law specialist Yair […]