The Evolution of E-Discovery and Computer Forensics, Part 2: Zubulake V. UBS Warburg

The field of electronic discovery and digital forensics is rapidly evolving. In the early years of this millennium, discovery rules dealt primarily with paper, but with the advent of the computer age, documents are drafted electronically and important rules regarding Electronically Stored Information still needed to be invented. This series looks at a few of… Continue reading The Evolution of E-Discovery and Computer Forensics, Part 2: Zubulake V. UBS Warburg

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What Is The Law On Defamation of Character And How Can Defamation Be Proved?

The purpose of laws surrounding defamation of character is to protect an individual’s reputation. This is bound to be a controversial area from the outset, where issues of Human Rights in relation to another individual’s freedom of speech, (namely Article 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights) can be raised. As is the case… Continue reading What Is The Law On Defamation of Character And How Can Defamation Be Proved?

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The European Commission Releases Important Privacy Proposals

In order to address ubiquitous privacy and data concerns, the European Commission (“EC”) has recently set forth a comprehensive approach on personal data protection in the European Union. It is anticipated that these proposals will substantially revise the European Union’s (“EU”) 1995 Data Protection Directive, followed by proposed legislation in the year 2011. The modernization… Continue reading The European Commission Releases Important Privacy Proposals

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Digital Detectives: Search and Seizure of Electronic Devices – When the 4th Amendment Does Not Apply

The personal computer (PC) has ushered in a completely new way of living for people worldwide. Every day of the week, hundreds of millions of people spend countless hours on their PCs, tablets and mobile devices to handle their emails, surfing the Internet, add to or modify simple and complex files, and limitless other online… Continue reading Digital Detectives: Search and Seizure of Electronic Devices – When the 4th Amendment Does Not Apply

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Do You Need An Internet Bodyguard To Protect You From A Cyber Bully?

By now we have all heard of cyber bullies and cyber stalkers. These are the people that lurk in the shadows of the Internet and use their anonymity to lash out at innocent people. they will stalk, harass, and defame good honest people and their families. But if you have a cyber bullies are there… Continue reading Do You Need An Internet Bodyguard To Protect You From A Cyber Bully?

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Internet Investigator: Tracking Down The Bad Guy In Cyberspace

Imagine being stalked on Cyberspace. Or even worse…Having your daughter threatened by an unknown, but online attacker. The job of an Internet investigator is to find out who is behind these attacks and help the client get them stopped. Believe it or not, these types of cyber attacks is an every day occurrence. For businesses,… Continue reading Internet Investigator: Tracking Down The Bad Guy In Cyberspace

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Defamation of Character – How to Get Rid of a Bad Review

Online reviews can be regarded as defamation of character whenever one or more parts of a review is factually inaccurate or is misleading. By not telling the whole story, the author of the review may create an impression which is far from being a reflection of the true position. Aggrieved customers tend to put forward… Continue reading Defamation of Character – How to Get Rid of a Bad Review

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