Archive for July 2013

Washington State Law Provides Individual Social Media Privacy

In our home state of Washington, a new law will go into effect on Sunday that prohibits employers from requesting personal social media log-in credentials from employees or would-be employees. Washington is the 11th state to pass such a law, and many predict most other states will enact similar legistation within the next few years.…

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eDiscovery Case of the Week: Moore v. Miller

by Julia Romero Peter, Esq. In Moore v. Miller, No.: 10-cv-651-JLK, 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 79568 (D. Colo. June 6, 2013), the court ordered Plaintiff to produce his Facebook history, including activity log, from the time of his arrest until the end of discovery.  The court also granted Defendants leave to file a motion for…

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eDiscovery Case of the Week: Cottle-Banks v. Cox Commc’ns, Inc.

by Julia Romero Peter, Esq. In Cottle-Banks v. Cox Commc’ns, Inc., No. 10cv2133-GPC (WVG), 2013 WL 2244333 (S.D. Cal. May 21, 2013), the court denied Plaintiff’s motion for sanctions where Defendant failed to preserve call recordings ultimately requested by Plaintiff.  In this putative class action, Plaintiff alleged that Defendant violated the federal Cable Act by…

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Internet Data Scraping: Will It Impact Your Company (or Clients)?

Have you heard about “Data Scraping?” The practice has been in existence for years on the Internet, but it’s growing exponentially with the explosion of social media and mobile devices. Quite simply, it’s taking information (data, images, content) from other websites and posting/owning it as your own. This is a huge issue for companies of…

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Information Governance – Where Should You Start?

by Julia Romero Peter, Esq. and Adam Wells At a venerated eDiscovery conference held in Carmel recently, a panelist quite rightly pointed out that if “Predictive Coding” was the buzzword for 2012, then “Information Governance” (“IG” hereafter) is that for 2013.  Indeed, there has been a noticeable incline in the number of blogs, articles, and…

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IT Administrator and Computer Forensics Expert Joins TERIS/Phoenix a National Leader in eDiscovery, Information Governance, Computer Forensics and Relativity

TERIS, a leading provider of eDiscovery and related litigation support and information governance solutions to corporations and law firms across the US and internationally, announces the addition of Stephen Staudinger as IT Administrator and Computer Forensics Consultant  Richard Saldivar, President, TERIS Arizona/Texas recently announced that Stephen Staudinger, joined the Phoenix office as IT Administrator and Computer Forensics…

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Top 25 Twitter Accounts Legal Professionals Should Follow

by Julia Romero Peter, Esq. Twitter can be one of the most invaluable sources of information out there, especially for those in an industry that changes as quickly as the world of eDiscovery and information governance. With new changes regarding technology, privacy and the increasing influence of social media, it’s more important than ever to…

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kCura’s Relativity Assisted Review May Save You Time and Money

Case studies have shown that computer-assisted review may save clients millions of dollars and thousands of review hours without compromising quality.  In an e-discovery world increasingly fraught with big data and unforgiving deadlines, computer-assisted review may be the difference between a successful review and a regrettable one. kCura’s Relativity Assisted Review leverages human experts, text…

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TERIS Welcomes the American Association of Law Libraries to Seattle

TERIS would like to welcome the American Association of Law Libraries as it holds its annual meeting in our home city of Seattle. The conference began on Saturday and concludes on Tuesday.  Ninety exhibitors are presenting their products and services to the law library community at the Washington State Convention Center. Read more: http://www.law.com/jsp/lawtechnologynews/PubArticleLTN.jsp?id=1202610873233&American_Association_of_Law_Libraries_Meets_in_Seattle#ixzz2Z8h9DCNF

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