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eDiscovery is a relatively new phenomenon. Federal and state courts, on a daily basis, seek to define the contours of attorneys’ and clients’ obligations with respect to electronic evidence, including proportionality, preservation, and production. TechLawLogy tracks the intersection of technology and law, with an emphasis on trending issues in eDiscovery under federal and state rules concerning eDiscovery.

Uber’s Recent Legal Troubles Highlight the Importance of Being Transparent About a Data Breach

Braxton Padgett Thursday, 21 December 2017
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For any company that maintains the personal information of its customers, a data breach is one of the worst imaginable things that can happen. A data breach can have a devastating impact on consumer trust and can expose the company to many liabilities. However, the recent legal troubles of Uber, the ride-sharing company, have highlighted the importance of being transparent with the public about a data breach. Uber's failure to disclose a data breach from October 2016 now threatens to engulf the ...
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Taking Steps to Prevent a Data Breach Is Essential to the Success of Your Company

Braxton Padgett Thursday, 09 November 2017
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Data breaches can have a devastating impact on those that are affected. Nowhere, perhaps, has this been more evident than with the 2015 data breach of AshleyMadison.com, a website designed to connect individuals who are looking to cheat on their spouse or significant other. That particular data breach resulted in the leak of the personal information of AshleyMadison.com's 37 million users. Much of this information was subsequently posted on the internet, leading to turmoil in the lives of those ...
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