Weekly Top Story Digest – November 17, 2010

Compiled by ComplexDiscovery from online public domain resources, provided for your review/use is this week’s update of key industry news, views, and events highlighting key electronic discovery related stories, developments, and announcements.

eDiscovery News
Context for Considering Discovery

  1. A Muscular Ruling: Medical Records, ESI and Baseball (E-Discovery Bytes) – http://bit.ly/cw1ipV
  2. A State Court Judge’s View on  eDiscovery (Part Two) (E-Discovery Team) – http://tinyurl.com/25d37a5
  3. ABA on Collision Course With New Technology (Law.com) – http://tinyurl.com/2g6rmh3
  4. Are Law Firms Morphing Into Managers of Legal Providers? (Law.com) http://tinyurl.com/23cl977
  5. Blogged Magistrate: Lenz Waived Attorney-Client Privilege Through Chats, Blogging (E-Commerce and Tech Law Blog) – http://tinyurl.com/28qabum
  6. Can Court Remedies Police the Production of ESI? (Law.com)  http://tinyurl.com/22rxagk
  7. Critical Considerations and Advantages of Automating Collections in E-Discovery (eDiscovery 2.o) – http://tinyurl.com/2clfvqz
  8. Consultation Paper on Discovery in Australian Federal Courts (The e-Disclosure Information Project) – http://tinyurl.com/2wv2vl6
  9. Court Finds Google Earth Images to Be Admissible Evidence (E-Discovery Law Alert) – http://tinyurl.com/2eex99t
  10. Craig Ball: ‘Be Not Afraid’ (Law.com) – http://tinyurl.com/23v8l48
  11. Discussion On Emerging Technologies In ESI Preservation, Collection And Processing (E-Discovery Law Alert) – http://ow.ly/38UlW
  12. EC Examines Web Users’ ‘Right to be Forgotten’ (Internet Evolution) – http://tinyurl.com/23n3hsh
  13. E-Disclosure – Cooperation, Questionnaires and Cloud (Too Much Information) – http://tinyurl.com/284qfzk
  14. E-Discovery’s Oft-Overlooked Price Driver (eDiscovery Journal) – http://tinyurl.com/2fdz4ru
  15. Establishing Prejudice: Putting the Brakes on Spoliation Motions – http://tinyurl.com/2fglouy
  16. Expert Discovery – FRCP Rule 26(a)(2)(b) Amendment (eDiscovery Journal) – http://tinyurl.com/2bg3kav
  17. Facebook Profiles Now Being Subpoenaed In Court Cases (All Facebook) – http://j.mp/b0DpXW
  18. Kentucky Bar Proposes Regulation of Attorneys’ Social Media (Law.com) – http://tinyurl.com/2csw9nj
  19. Latest Litigator Hazard: Client Posting While Intoxicated (Law Forward) – http://tinyurl.com/28ct5t8
  20. Legal Ethics in Electronic Discovery (Kroll Ontrack OnPoint) – http://tinyurl.com/2fznc6h
  21. Legislative Proposal Would Lower Penalties for Teenagers who Engage in “Sexting” (Tex Parte Blog) – http://tinyurl.com/2ccshrb
  22. Practice Direction 31B – Disclosure of Electronic Documents (UK Ministry of Justice) – http://tinyurl.com/237pgny-
  23. Regulation Won’t Be Easy (New York Times)  – http://tinyurl.com/2cyl66t
  24. Reply All? Not for Legal Communications!(Sophisticated Litigation Support Blog) –  http://tinyurl.com/2d36jfj
  25. Rogue eMail Costs Investment Bank Millions (OUT-LAW.COM) – http://tinyurl.com/23pyft2
  26. Sanctions For E-Discovery Violations: By The Numbers (Duke Law Journal) – http://tinyurl.com/2aoavu2
  27. The Cost of Cache: Internet Trails and E-Discovery (Information Intersection) – http://tinyurl.com/2de5v84
  28. The Great Cyberheist (New York Times) – http://tinyurl.com/33jcdvs
  29. The Path of Legal Information (John Palfrey) – http://tinyurl.com/359gz8z
  30. Updated iPhone Forensics White Paper Released (Ride The Lightning) – http://bit.ly/9281n9

Compositions of  Reports, Reviews, and Surveys

  • A Judge’s Guide to Cost-Effective E-Discovery (eDiscovery Institute) – http://tinyurl.com/2agmojg
  • A Respite:  eDiscovery eDucation? Crossword Considerations (ComplexDiscovery) – http://tinyurl.com/27dvpyu
  • Australia: Discovery in Federal Courts (ALRC CP 2) – Consultation Paper (Australian Law Reform Commission) – http://tinyurl.com/2d8namv
  • Communications Data Retention in an Evolving Internet (Ian Brown) – http://tinyurl.com/24ucamp
  • Fortune 500 and Social Media: Longitudinal Study of Blogging and Twitter Usage by America’s Largest Companies (UMass Dartmouth) – http://tinyurl.com/2w8jvzv
  • New Global Data Wiping Survey by Kroll Ontrack Reveals One out of Two Businesses Do Not Erase Sensitive Data (Kroll Ontrack) – http://tinyurl.com/2a3dfg2
  • Right Sourcing Electronic Discovery: Balancing Options and Opportunities (Orange Legal Technologies) – http://scr.bi/bs2vKY
  • Social Networking to Dominate Mobile Communication by 2015 (Social Times) – http://j.mp/drIS64
  • The 2010 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Survey (HIMSS) http://tinyurl.com/23z2vra

Content for Understanding Technology

Vendor Views
Industry Landscape

eDiscovery Events


Gartner Data Center Conference
December 6-9, 2010
Las Vegas, NV
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ALM – Virtual LegalTech
December 14, 2010
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6th Electronic Documents and Records Management (ARMA)
January 24-25, 2011
Ottawa, ON, CA
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LegalTech New York
January 31 – February 2, 2011
New York, New York
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