Tuesday, December 05, 2006

E-Discovery: a new frontier

New rules went into affect last month creating a new area for discovery. Attorneys are now required to do extensive electronic discovery to each other.

I've always told clients that any emails or documents created electronically are fair game in litigation. The rules solidify that.

It's also creating a new market for companies that search email trails. See this article to learn more.

Key: Nothing is ever truly deleted from a computer unless the hard drive is somehow physically destroyed.

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