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TechLaw10: eDiscovery Limitations on the Horizon in U.S. Courts?
Posted on 2 Nov 2011 by Jonathan Armstrong

TechLaw10 hosts Jonathan Armstrong and Eric Sinrod discuss legal issues related to information technology. In this episode, Jonathan and Eric discuss recent developments with electronic discovery (eDiscovery) in the U.S. and Europe. (Please visit... Read More

Google Increases Its Internet Law Business
Posted on 19 Aug 2011 by Peter S. Vogel

In 2009 Google started offering l egal research and eDiscovery services ( Postini), and now Google announced that it invested $18.5 million in which bills itself as the "fastest growing online legal service." Forbes reported... Read More

eDiscovery Tool May Help HP Create a New Search Engine to Compete with Google & Bing
Posted on 28 Sep 2011 by Peter S. Vogel

New Scientist reports that HP may use the Autonomy pattern-recognition eDiscovery tool to develop a new search engine which would work in tandem with HP's text-based search. The report includes this example : ...the ability to point your... Read More

eDiscovery Update: Special Masters and eMediation
Posted on 23 Jul 2010 by Peter S. Vogel

Special Masters can help Judges and parties in eDiscovery disputes and also reduce the cost of litigation. Also managing eDiscovery can be improved by using eMediators who can help simply eDiscovery disputes and reduce motion practice. My recent article... Read More

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College Update - Plagiarism Aplenty, But No eMail or Wristwatches
Posted on 18 Aug 2010 by Peter S. Vogel

Plagiarism is alive and well on college campuses however it is no wonder since the Internet and Social Media have changed communications. Without question Wikipedia has become a reliable source for students and at least 16 US intelligence agencies... Read More

Is There A Social Media Privilege?
Posted on 9 Nov 2011 by Lisa McManus

Courts faced with ruling on discovery requests involving social media sites are forging new law. Courts can and do issue discovery orders compelling a party of a lawsuit to grant an opposing party access to his or her Facebook page or to permit... Read More