Archive for January 2011

Are You Safe From Being 'Electronically Discovered?'

Ah yes, the digital age. What hasn’t it given us? Click on a few buttons and you have the world at your fingertips. Open your email account and find friends and colleagues a click away. Want to send your boss that all important email? No matter. Just flip open your laptop or PC and start…

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Facebook's new Facemail Messaging an eDiscovery Burden: Expert

As reported by MessagingArchitects.com, the recent hooplah surrounding Facebook’s messaging system “Facemail” may be fantastic news for social media butterflies, but it could be a looming nightmare for companies who are struggling to maintain eDiscovery compliance. The problem? Facemail captures all communication by combining instant messaging, a social inbox (similar to an email inbox), and…

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Key Trends in eDiscovery for 2011

We’ve already blogged about the key trends and factors that helped define eDiscovery in 2010. Now, courtesy of CMSwire, let’s switch gears and look forward at what 2011 likely holds for eDiscovery: More Cloud Coverage. It’s expected that more companies will use cloud technology to manage and control its eDiscovery function. Increases in affordability, flexibility,…

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eDiscovery Sanctions on the Way Down: Report

As reported by MessagingArchitects.com, it seems as though the message behind the hefty fines, horror stories, and angry judges with their really angry judgements is getting through to corporate decision-makers, because eDiscovery sanctions dipped in 2010. At least that’s the news according to the Lexology report, which noted that: In 2010, sanctions were sought in…

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eDiscovery in 2010: Trends and Influences

If there’s a word that sums up eDiscovery over the past year, it’s dynamic. (Yes, there may be other words that some on the receiving end of sanctions may choose instead, but this is a family-friendly blog.) The point is, that eDiscovery is constantly moving and changing – the very definition of is it frenetically…

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