Harassment online solicitor

23 May 2022
The case of Nicola Brookes V Persons Unknown

The case of one brave woman, Nicola Brookes, was the first ever application for a disclosure order against Facebook, to compel the social media platform to hand over information about an internet troll

22 May 2022
The case of Lindsey Goldrick Dean V Paul Curran

The case of Lindsey Goldrick Dean V Paul Curran was the longest known harassment case in the UK. Yair Cohen traced the harasser and finally brought him to justice.

05 Feb 2021
Why the police must have little tolerance towards online trolls

Yesterday I gave an interview to BBC Scotland where I explained why the government must take a tougher approach and prosecute people who commit harassment on social media. This was after reports by NHS nurses of the spill of the harassment against them to offline, with nurses being abused on the street. The advice given […]

05 Jul 2019
Simone Burns death-free speech or freedom from harassment

Simone Burns death. What impact can sharing such material have on an individual and what can be done to limit the distress and damaged

28 Mar 2019
Freedom of Speech and Online Harassment

Why is it that people feel that they can say what they want about people on the internet that they wouldn’t necessarily say to someone’s face?. It broadly goes back to the early days of the internet, where there was a perception that the internet was outside the scope of regulations and policing. It was […]