Weekly Top Story Digest – March 31, 2010

Weekly update of key industry news and views highlighting key electronic discovery related stories, developments, and announcements.

Weekly Top Story Digest for March 31, 2010

Weekly update of key industry news and views highlighting key electronic discovery related stories, developments, and announcements.

eDiscovery News
Context for Applying Discovery

  1. 2010 Corporate Bankruptcy and Emergences Scorecard via American Lawyer – http://tinyurl.com/yg4gfjw
  2. “A Continuing Lack of “Civil-ity” in eDiscovery” –  http://bit.ly/aXBA6C
  3. An Open Letter to Judges About Computer Forensic Exams – http://bit.ly/bt8slU
  4. A Primer on eDiscovery Ethics – http://tinyurl.com/y8h5dn4
  5. Applied Discovery Downloadable Project Map & Workflow – http://tinyurl.com/ykd8l9v
  6. Asked & Answered: Mechanics of Copyright Infringement Suit –  http://bit.ly/cUOWRK
  7. Burning Down MySpace: How Photos Can Get You Fired –  http://tinyurl.com/ycojjhv
  8. Bringing US Privacy Law Into The Cloud Computing Era – http://tinyurl.com/yfxf9al
  9. “Changes in Managing Discovery” from the ABA TECSHOW – http://tinyurl.com/yz2lz38
  10. Changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure – Computer Forensics and E-Discovery – http://tinyurl.com/yeqcfr8
  11. Comprehensive Resource on Foreign Corrupt Practices Act – http://tinyurl.com/yccj2ur
  12. Considering an Expert Witness? Tales from the Trenches – http://tinyurl.com/ydzxe3m
  13. EarthLink to Pay $3.7 Million to Settle Suit Over Early Termination Fees – http://tinyurl.com/yd3vrbh
  14. eDiscovery and Why It Could be Part of a Company’s Business Impact Analysis Process – http://tinyurl.com/yz9wudx
  15. eDiscovery Can Create Big Hassle for Small Cases http://ow.ly/16UjVP
  16. eDiscovery Encounters of the Third-Party Kind – https://complexdiscovery.com
  17. eDiscovery: Feds Add More Dollars and Tech Staff – http://tinyurl.com/ydjzey5
  18. Get Your Head in the Cloud – http://tinyurl.com/yhxrf47
  19. Going Too Far with a Litigation Hold: Do Not Secretly Copy the Adverse Party’s Data – http://tinyurl.com/yl3fpbr
  20. ‘Hot News’ Tort Swats Flyonthewall.com – http://tinyurl.com/yfcy7md
  21. How to Handle Hard Drives in Government Probe – http://tinyurl.com/yhdgfq3
  22. In Retrial, Former Brocade CEO Found Guilty of Most Counts – http://tinyurl.com/yz9s3xc
  23. Keeping a Closer Eye on Employees’ Social Networking – http://tinyurl.com/yb6tc7p
  24. Prosecutors, Defense Snipe Over Speedy Trial Clock in FCPA Case – https://complexdiscovery.com
  25. Suggested Metadata Practices for Legislation and Regulations – http://tinyurl.com/yab7p3e
  26. Supreme Court Justices Hostile to ‘Foreign-Cubed’ Cases – http://tinyurl.com/ycgh6h2
  27. The Permissive Sanction: Rimkus and the Memphis Shelby County Airport Authority – http://tinyurl.com/ykp2gpe
  28. The So Called “Conflict” Between Judge Scheindlin and Judge Rosenthal is Just Fake News – http://tinyurl.com/yhyf3mc
  29. Why Not E-Mail Service After the Complaint? http://tinyurl.com/yc4ngql
  30. Your Medical Records Aren’t Secure – http://tinyurl.com/yg22vlz

Content for Understanding Technology

  • 60 Sites in 60 Minutes 2010 Complete Listing – http://tinyurl.com/ygeccxg
  • Geolocation 101 – How It Works, the Apps, and Your Privacy – https://complexdiscovery.com
  • GSA Pilots Procurement Wiki – http://tinyurl.com/ydz6okl
  • Novell Wins 7-Year Open-Source Suit – http://tinyurl.com/yhkhvb6
  • European Union launches the PRESCIENT Project – http://bit.ly/aEKWNr
  • Federal Cloud Computing Initiatives Gain Traction – https://complexdiscovery.com
  • North Koreans Use Cellphones to Bare Secrets – http://tinyurl.com/y8tr8q4
  • The Cloud Security Alliance Releases a Research Paper on the Top Threats to Cloud Computing https://complexdiscovery.com
  • The Mono-Processor Architecture – https://complexdiscovery.com
  • Understanding Risks and Avoiding Lawsuits – Negotiation of the Master Services Agreement – https://complexdiscovery.com
  • U.S. Justice Department Approve Cisco-Tandberg Acquisition – http://tcrn.ch/9CP1WG

Vendor Views
Industry Landscape

Case Summaries
Electronic Discovery Case Law via DiscoverApplied (@discoverapplied)

  • Applied Discovery Case Summary Library – https://complexdiscovery.com
  • AccessData Corp. v. ALSTE Technologies GmbH, 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 4566 (D. Utah Jan. 21, 2010). https://complexdiscovery.com
  • Actionlink, LLC v. Sorgenfrei, 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 6703 (N.D. Ohio Jan. 27, 2010). https://complexdiscovery.com
  • Eastview Healthcare, LLC v. Synertx, Inc., 2009 Ga. App. LEXIS 225 (Ga. Ct. App. Mar. 3, 2009). https://complexdiscovery.com
  • Complete Conf. Coord. v. Kumon 2009 Ill. App. LEXIS 790 (Ill. App. Ct. 2d Dist. Aug. 14, 2009). https://complexdiscovery.com

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