Archive for November 2019

Controlling Your Data: Optical Character Recognition (OCR)

Optical Character Recognition (OCR) is technology that aids in converting paper based documents, images and large volume repositories into electronically searchable and archival data. OCR can work with both hard copy data and digital information helping reviewers and teams boost visibility and control over their data.

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Primer on Dark Data

Dark Data is all of the “non conventional” sources for data that are commonly overlooked in discovery. Dark data can be unstructured and a lot of the time can be a daunting unstructured repository of information assets. These types of data are similar to big data and are also a part of the bigger whole…

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“Tagged” Social Media Photos are Within Scope of Discovery NY Appeal Court Ruling

In Vasquez-Santos v. Mathew, 8210NIndex 158793/13 (N.Y. App. Div. Jan. 24, 2019), the New York Appellate Division, First Department panel “unanimously reversed” an order by the Supreme Court, New York County last June that denied the defendant’s motion to compel access by a third-party data mining company to plaintiff’s devices, email accounts, and social media accounts, so as to obtain photographs and other evidence of plaintiff engaging in physical activities and granted the defendant’s motion.

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