Posts Tagged ‘eDiscovery’

5 eDiscovery Educational Resources in 2020

Looking for new resources to expand your knowledge base on all things eDiscovery, forensics, legal compliance, collections and more? Take a look at these various educational resources catered to all niches and corners of the litigation industry. Arkfeld eDiscovery Education Center Arkfeld EDEC is an resource portal that is dedicated to supplying legal professionals with…

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Challenges Surrounding Social Media Discovery

Social media has the potential to complicate cases from the first meeting with a client all the way through the delivered ruling. With the increasing popularity of social media across multiple platforms and devices, social media discovery is more likely to play a major role in litigation these days than not. Yet, despite its prevalence, there are still some very big challenges in using evidence from social media effectively during litigation. In are additional challenges.

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IoT (Internet of Things) Snapshot

Technology is connecting our lives like never before due to countless Wi-Fi enabled gadgets and thousands of mobile applications. The Internet of Things (IoT) is the ever-increasing network of devices that have their own IP address; think about your phone, smartwatch, GPS, tablets, Google Glass etc. Devices that were once standalone such as the thermostat, vehicle sensors, medical implants, alarm systems, and garage doors can now all be networked to the internet.

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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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5 Trending Legal Buzzwords You Should Know

Every year people continue to find new ways to communicate simple ideas and as technology and business continue to overlap and blur there will be only an increase of these technical buzzwords in the space being more frequently used. Here are a few of the most talked about terms at their base value. Internet of…

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eDiscovery News: Missouri is Amending their Discovery Rules

On Thompson Coburn’s site (What you need to know about Missouri’s updated discovery rules), the author notes that Missouri Governor Mike Parson signed into law Senate Bill 224, which limit the scope of discovery and address electronically stored information (ESI) for the first time. Changes attempt to bring Missouri’s discovery rules closer to the Federal…

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