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Top News Stories of the Week – March 24

Social Messaging Applications Herald a New Era of Discovery Challenges. A new post spotlights how social messaging applications present a new set of discovery challenges beyond traditional social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram. Read more here. The Business Justification for Tracking Employees. The Wall Street Journal highlights some of the “not-so-creepy” justifications for

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Data Analytics Will Be “Indispensable” to the Legal Profession Over the Next Ten Years

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The Coalition of Technology Resources for Lawyers (CTRL), an open source community for legal practitioners, today released the results from its annual Advanced Analytics Research, revealing an uptick in analytics usage by in-house legal departments. “We are excited to present our annual research demonstrating

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Top News Stories of the Week – January 3

Top 22 eDiscovery Opinions of 2016. Noted eDiscovery shaman Ralph Losey has developed an impressive summary of the top 22 eDiscovery opinions from 2016. Read more here. Chinese Nationals Charged with Hacking Law Firms. Two prominent law firms were apparently hacked by three Chinese nationals, according to an indictment that

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Top News Stories of the Week – December 23

Happy Holidays from CTRL. We at CTRL would like to pass along to all of our partners, supporters, and subscribers our best wishes for a happy holiday season. Thank you for all of your support throughout 2016. Understanding Different TAR Methodologies. Industry analyst Forrester recently published a report that discusses

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Top News Stories of the Week – November 29

New Technology-Assisted Review Case from Australia. An Australian federal court recently ordered a party to disclose various aspects of its technology-assisted review workflow to a litigation adversary. Read more here. iPhone Call Logs Easier to Retrieve than Other iPhone Data. iPhone call logs, which are apparently uploaded automatically to iCloud, may be

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Top News Stories of the Week – October 31

New Case Rejects Attempt to Force Party to Use TAR. Another court has rejected a requesting party’s attempt to compel a responding party to use technology-assisted review to search for responsive data. Read more here. Court Spotlights Need to Conduct Reasonable Search for ESI. A court recently sanctioned national grocery

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Top News Stories of the Week – October 6

CTRL-Sponsored Sessions at Relativity Fest Next Week. Relativity Fest 2016 features two CTRL-sponsored sessions respectively focused on TAR protocols and information governance. Read more here. Arrival of the Digital Legal Practice. Think tanks and thought leadership groups have proliferated to help lawyers with their practices in the digital age. Read more here. Judges

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Top News Stories of the Week – September 22

Three Tips to Negotiating TAR Protocols. A new post spotlights some key factors to consider before entering into a TAR protocol. Read more here. Making eDiscovery More Cost Effective. A recent post explores some common sense methods for making eDiscovery more cost effective. Read more here. National Security Risks from the Internet of Things? The U.S. Department of

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Top News Stories of the Week – September 15

The Interplay between Analytics and the Internet of Things. A new article reports that the ties between the Internet of Things and analytics are growing stronger. Read more here. Navigating the Cyberinsurance Maze. There are various matters to take into account when selecting cyberinsurance, reports Legaltech News. Read more here. Interest in Machine Learning Peaking.

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Top News Stories of the Week – September 8

New TAR Protocol in Visa Class Action. Lawyers in a class action case against Visa reached an agreement on using TAR in connection with their eDiscovery protocol. Read more here. Fallout from Dropbox Data Breach. A recently reported data breach involving consumer-grade cloud provider Dropbox is being seen as a warning to

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