Yair Cohen

28 May 2022
The cases of R V Paul Britton and Phipps v Paul Britton and Origin Design

The case of Paul Britton was the first case in the UK, where an online troll was made to take responsibility for his harassing an defamatory activities twice. First in the criminal court and once convicted, in a separate civil case in the High Court.

28 May 2022
The case of Rada-Ortiz v Espinosa-Vadillo

The case of Rada-Ortiz v Espinosa-Vadillo involved two employees of the United Nation. It was the first case in the UK where an harassment injunction was grated against a former employee who harassed his former supervisor.

28 May 2022
The case of Dominated Men and Mario Rogers

The case of Dominated Men and Mario Rogers involved a porn producer who, Yair Cohen discovered, was also working as a head teacher in a primary school. He took advantage of homeless men. Legal action by Yair Cohen forced him to shut down his sadistic website.

28 May 2022
The case of DDF V YYZ

The case of DDF v YYZ, involved the first ever service of a harassment injunction through the social media platform Instagram.  

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.

11 Jun 2021
Is online content removal influenced by politics?

Do social media companies discriminate against Russian generated content and if so, who has to pay the price? Yair Cohen explains in a live interview

06 Jun 2021
The US to give ransomware threat same priority as terrorism

Internal security organisations in the US, have requested powers to allow them handle ransomware threat the same they handle terrorism.

28 Apr 2021
Apple fined $12M in Russia over alleged app market abuse

Apple fined for anti-competitive behaviour. Earlier this week, Apple was fined by the Russian Federal Antimonopoly Service for gaining an unfair advantage over other companies, through its app store.

17 Apr 2021
Biden v Knight First Amendment Institute and Twitter’s right to exclude users

Biden v Knight First Amendment Institute, summary of the facts of the case. The case was first brought on behalf of Twitter users who objected to the right of President Donald Trump to block them. The core complaint was that the President’s Twitter account was an “official” account and that the comments section on his Twitter account was a “constitutionally protected public forum

23 Feb 2021
Does Facebook deliberately promote Chaos

There are political ideologies that thrive on chaos. What if one day (or perhaps already) Facebook decides to adopt one of those ideologies and start using its power and influence to promote and spread chaos in some countries or around the world.