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Is Technology Making Our Lives Better, or Just Enabling Us to Work More?

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According to Forbes, it is the latter, hands down:

For a glimpse of the future of work, especially the high-paying kind, look at


05-28-15 Podcast - The Importance of Cyber Security: Real Threats to the Legal Industry - International Legal Technology Association

The Real Danger to Free Speech is Ourselves

This is absolutely frightening to me. It’s also sad that we have reached a point, as a society, where we would rather be comfortable with our own …

First Amendment

Flickr Starts Auto

I have to admit, I wasn’t even aware that Flickr was going to start auto-tagging photos hosted on it’s service until I saw an article complaining …


Microsoft Turns OneNote Pages Into WordPress Posts With New Plug-in

The company courts bloggers with an add-on that converts OneNote pages into WordPress posts.


Working the EDRM Backwards

Doug Austin has a really good writeup about working with the Electronic Discovery Reference Model in reverse.

You can’t have a successful outcome …

Digital Forensics

Tom O’Connor and Law Bulletin Publishing Company of Chicago Release 8th Annual eDiscovery Survey

The Law Bulletin Publishing Company has just published its 8th Annual eDiscovery and Technology Survey of Illinois attorneys in the Legal Technology …

Digital Forensics

Emailgate Highlights the Challenges of Shadow IT | Mindseye

Shadow IT has been in the news thanks to the recent revelations that Hillary Clinton had set up a private email system while she was Secretary of …

Hillary Clinton

Man Who Deactivated Facebook Account To Dodge Discovery Request Smacked Around By Disgruntled Court

Social media. So popular. And so very, very incriminating. The less-than-illustrious history of many a criminal who felt obliged to generate …


The Clinton Emails or How Not to do Information Governance and eDiscovery

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As someone who lives, breathes, and works in the eDiscovery world, this whole thing with Hillary Clinton’s emails is absolutely …

How To Test Your Home Network Security With Free Hacking Tools

If you’ve ever been the victim of a burglary, the chances are you were at least partially responsible. It might be hard to admit, but an open window, …


Clients demand more of firms on data security

The legal profession has woken up to data privacy issues

David Ray, a Director with the Huron Consulting Group, highlights the efforts law …

TweetDeck Adds Tweet Confirmation To Help Prevent Social Media Misfires

Optional extra step should help social media professionals avoid accidental tweets to the wrong account.


You Get More of What You Measure

Another reminder from the New York Times that organizations will get more of what they measure with their employees, so be careful what you …

Girding for the E-Savvy Opponent

I am in Great Britain this week addressing an E-Discovery and Information Governance conclave, joined by esteemed American colleagues and friends, …


A Winning Team Needs Several Types of Team Members: eDiscovery Best Practices

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May 11, 2015

Happy Belated Mother’s Day to all the mothers out there, including my lovely wife, Paige! We touched on this topic over …

Digital Forensics

Why Legal Directors are Bringing E-Discovery In House

The responsibilities of any corporate law department leader tasked with overseeing e-discovery, whether he or she carries the title of legal director …

Digital Forensics

eDiscovery Best Practices When Dealing with Email Archives

Email archives can play a critical role in eDiscovery, investigation, compliance, and business continuity. They are pervasive throughout the …

Digital Forensics

The Importance of eDiscovery Education

The Importance of eDiscovery Education

Have you ever attempted to explain eDiscovery to a non-legal professional? If you have, you know how difficult …

Computer Forensics

Scholarships to ILTACON in Honor of Browning Marean (Litigation/eDiscovery Technology & Support)

In the recent issue of ILTA News Briefs, Randi Mayes introduced scholarships we've created both to honor the memory of Browning Marean and to assist …


Make the Most of What You Have

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The recent news about the passing of SurveyMonkey CEO Dave Goldberg caught my attention not just because he was in the tech …

Speed over security: Tech competition to create new generations of vulnerabilities

Chris Pogue is senior vice president of Cyber Threat Analysis for Nuix. Over the past 14 years, Chris has investigated thousands of breaches across


Straightening Out the Form of Production

Magistrate Judge Stanley Boone had to straighten out a form of production dispute in a consumer protection case over curling irons. As the parties in …

Toronto Film Festival

Nuix and Dropbox ediscovery integration

Nuix and Dropbox Announce eDiscovery Integration with Dropbox for Business

Nuix eDiscovery for Dropbox delivers superior browser-based indexing, …


How Social Media Made Me Better... At Almost Anything

It started with coffee. The local coffeehouse I frequent every morning is literally alive with conversation- a vibrant exchange of ideas that never fails to capture my attention. I’d first developed an interest in idea-exchange when I began working with my local chapter of TEDx.

With time, it became …

Social Media

Office 2016 Public Preview now available - Office Blogs

Today’s post was written by Jared Spataro, general manager for the Office marketing team.

Over the last 12 months, we’ve transformed Office from a …

Microsoft Excel

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Preservation Platitudes: Tips for Defensible Legal Hold

I did a free webcast today for ACEDS, billed as “Top Tips for Preservation.” If you missed it, they will make it available to members online. …

Mobile Devices

It’s Draft Day! What Skills Does Your eDiscovery Quarterback Need?: eDiscovery Best Practices

By: Doug Austin

April 30, 2015

If you’re a fan of a pro football team, you’ve been waiting months to see what players your favorite team will be …

Digital Forensics