Sunday, 26 January 2020

Report internet harassment

Report internet harassment: Cohen Davis can help you report internet harassment to the police and are here to support you going down a different route with this serious matter.

Friday, 10 January 2020

Women are abused and harassed using technology. Lawyer Yair Cohen speaks...

We regularly come across cases where the harassed victim can evident that mobile telephones and tracking apps had been used to follow them, identify their safe location and use this information to intimidate them. The Refuse report had also found evidence of similar cases. It also found evidence of spouse’s calendars being unlawfully accessed and of victims being followed to appointments and meetings with solicitors and with other professional people.
Due to the large number of cases of suspected hacking, for a number years now, my law firm communicate with clients only via encrypted messages and never through normal email.

Wednesday, 11 September 2019

Little Mix's Jesy Nelson online Trolling - lawyer Yair Cohen

I was listening to Jesy Nelson interview on BBC, and it felt like a Déjà vu.

The Little Mix singer has revealed that online bullying following her appearance on X Factor drove her to try to kill herself. She told of how she took an overdose after taunts about her looks became too much to bear.

A few years ago, I took out one of the most difficult, heart breaking legal advice consultations of my career. Read more celebrity social media lawyer story

Yair Cohen speaks to BBC on increase of online homphobic attacks

The rate of homophobic hate crimes in the UK, including stalking and online harassment, has more than doubled over the past five years, with Kent police reporting a staggering 400% increase in reported cases. Over this time, police forces in England and Wales recorded 11,600 crimes, a number which is likely to represent a fraction of the real figure of harassment incidents again gay and lesbian people. Read more on Social media legal expert blog

Saturday, 13 July 2019

Instagram's War on Bullying

Yair Cohen, Social Media Lawyer, talks with BBC World News about Instagram's new features to crackdown on bullying. Yair talks about how welcome this news is but is it because Instagram really care about their users or is it because the government have warned them that if they don't do something drastic, they will take over and Instagram will lose all autonomy?