March 29, 2017

Twitter + Libel = “Twibel”

What is it about social media that makes grown men and women rant, gossip, and whine like little kids at a slumber party? Is it the anytime access, the desire to shock and awe, the ease of use, or our own narcissism taking control? My mom always… Read more

Christmas in July: It’s a Wonderful Life with In-house E-discovery Options

by Guest Blogger Donald P. Butler, Deputy General Counsel Seneca Resources Corporation This article is based on a presentation I made at an AccessData User’s Conference in May, 2011 with Elizabeth Knower, the Founder and President of… Read more

When Courts Disagree

On the tail of clear divergence among courts on the issue of the required showing for the imposition of spoliation sanctions (compare Orbit One Communications, Inc. v. Numerex Corp., 2010 WL 4615547 and Pension Committee of the University of… Read more

The Culture of Sanctions

A recent trip to London offered new perspective on e-discovery practices and culture here at home. To give just three examples, American courts place greater emphasis on ethics and sanctions than our English counterparts, as well as a slightly… Read more

Is Autonomy King of Cloud Data?

On April 19th, 2011 Iron Mountain sent a little bit of a shock through the e-discovery market with the announcement that they were exploring strategic alternatives for their digital business. For those of you that missed it, this is what was… Read more

It is the Spring of Efficiency; It is the Winter of Incompatible Tools: 3 Ideas to Make the Tulips Bloom Year Round

It is the best of times, it is the worst of times, it is the age of technological advancement, it is the age of technological vulnerability, it is the epoch of digital information, it is the epoch of risk, it is the season of information governance,… Read more

The E-Discovery Arms Race… and Tales from the Trenches

The tagline for this blog is “Candid analysis of the issues, the processes and the technology,” and in that spirit, I’d like to share with you my impressions and personal experiences, as somebody who is in the field talking to customers and… Read more

What Do Wikileaks and E-Discovery Have in Common?

I may be going out on a limb. My guess is that people reading this blog are interested in e-discovery and might find this post a little off the mark. However, as the CEO of a company that does a ton of e-discovery business, I have made it a personal… Read more

Privacy Update: Does Current Law Comport with Modern Search and Collection?

The topic of privacy keeping pace with new technologies is far from new and we can find articles on the issue almost weekly, each one suggesting that it is time for U.S. Supreme Court adjudication (See article posted on Law.com, Questions in the… Read more