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Top News Stories of the Week – April 25

Fitbit Data, Other ESI Belie Husband’s Story about Wife’s Death. A collection of ESI from a Fitbit, email, Facebook, and a home alarm system have called into question a husband’s story about his wife’s death. Read more here. New Lawsuit Claims Bose Snoops on Headphone Users. A newly filed class action lawsuit claims that

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Top News Stories of the Week – February 15

Founders of Panama Papers Law Firm Arrested. The founders of Mossack Fonseca, the law firm at the center of the Panama Papers hacking scandal, were recently arrested by Panamanian law enforcement authorities. Read more here. FTC Closes Investigation into Vizio over Spying Smart TVs. Vizio paid the FTC over $2 million to settle claims that

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Top News Stories of the Week – January 18

Volkswagen Pleads Guilty to Obstruction of Justice. Volkswagen pleaded guilty to obstruction of justice stemming from its destruction of evidence in connection with the government’s investigation of VW’s use of emissions “defeat devices.” Read more here. Deutsche Bank Bans Text Messages and Social Messaging Apps. Deutsche Bank banned text messages and social networking

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Top News Stories of the Week – January 12

Lessons Learned for 2017 from Top eDiscovery Cases in 2016. CTRL’s Director of Legal Education, Phil Favro, takes a look at some of the top ediscovery cases from 2016 and the lessons they provide for counsel and clients in 2017. Read more here. Three Key Cybersecurity Developments for 2017. Legal Tech News

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Top News Stories of the Week – October 14

A New Information Governance Playbook for Digital Age Threats. Legaltech News spotlighted a panel from Relativity Fest that focused on the need to develop better IG to address cyber threats. Read more here. Security Measures Increasingly Include Biometrics. As passwords are viewed with greater skepticism by security professionals, organizations are gradually turning

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Top News Stories of the Week – August 25

Gibson Dunn Publishes 2016 Mid-Year eDiscovery Report. Gibson Dunn has published its much anticipated 2016 Mid-Year eDiscovery Report, which spotlights developments on various issues including sanctions and technology-assisted review. Read more here. The Need for Data Mapping in the Digital Age. The IG Initiative recently published a post that discusses the merits of data

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Top News Stories of the Week – August 11

The 2016 CTRL Survey on Data Analytics. In partnership with the Information Governance Initiative, CTRL is once again surveying in-house legal departments to gauge the nature and extent of their use of analytics. Read more here. Exploiting Wearables to Harvest Personal Data. Slate explores the ways in which companies are exploiting consumers’ personal

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Top News Stories of the Week – August 4

Judge Peck Issues New TAR Decision. Fresh off last month’s TAR order from Dynamo Holdings, U.S. Magistrate Judge Andrew Peck issued a new order this week on the use of TAR. Read more here. Search Terms and Social Media. The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled on an intriguing

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Top News Stories of the Week – June 23

Courts Make The Case For Information Governance. A recent article explains how court decisions are forcing companies to rethink their reluctance to implementing information governance programs. Read more here. Proportionality, FRCP Amendments and Culture Change. A recent webinar describes how the recent FRCP amendments are impacting legal culture. Read more here. Understanding Your Google History.

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Top News Stories of the Week – March 10

The Big Data Barbie: Marketing Coup or Creepy Tech? Many are questioning whether Mattel’s new “Hello Barbie,” the artificial intelligence driven doll, is a brilliant marketing ploy or an uncomfortable encroachment on children’s privacy. Read more here. Protecting the Lawyer-Client Privilege in connection with Information Governance. A recent article spotlights

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