Monthly Archives: August 2017

Top News Stories of the Week – 15 August

Spoliation Saga Continues in GN Netcom v. Plantronics In the wake of last year’s $3 million discovery sanction, the parties are now battling to shape the wording of the adverse inference instruction. Read more here. Key Trends from ILTA Over the Years  The ILTA conference, which is taking place this week, has been home to several key developments in eDiscovery over

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Top News Stories of the Week — Aug 7

HBO Still Trying to Assess the Extent of Data Breach HBO recently suffered a staggering data breach and is still trying to assess the extent of the damage. Read more here. The Amazon Echo as an Eavesdropping Tool. Hackers have found a way to turn the Amazon Echo (or “Alexa”) into an eavesdropping tool.

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Top News Stories of the Week – Aug 1

Discovery Trumps Privacy in CA Supreme Court. A recent California Supreme Court ruling  held that a party’s discovery rights trumped an individual’s privacy rights, bucking a prominent trend to the contrary. Read more here.   The Critical Role of Sampling in Discovery. The courts and cognoscenti agree that sampling can help achieve reasonable and proportional resolutions

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