eDiscovery Daily Blog

In addition to its software and professional services, CloudNine also provides extensive education to eDiscovery practitioners as highlighted by its publication of the eDiscovery Daily Blog. Authored and edited by industry expert Doug Austin, the eDiscovery Daily is the go-to resource for thousands of eDiscovery and eDisclosure professionals seeking to keep up with the latest news and case law in the world of digital discovery.
The Internet is Even Busier That it Was Last Year: eDiscovery Trends
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About this time last year, I published (or re-published, if you will) a terrific infographic that illustrated what happens within the internet in a typical minute in 2016. Since I will be part of a panel discussion at The Master’s Conference in San Francisco next Tuesday and the topic will be big data and data discovery, I thought it would be good to take a fresh look at what happens in a 2017 internet minute!

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Craig Ball Says That Failure to Preserve Mobile Devices in Litigation is the “M” Word: eDiscovery Best Practices
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In the latest post in his excellent Ball in Your Court blog, Craig Ball has some strong words for attorneys who fail to advise clients to preserve ESI from mobile devices when under a preservation duty.

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Webcast: Legal Hold Notifications from CloudNine
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Delivered as an advanced, integrated, and automated option in CloudNine’s cloud-based, SaaS-delivered simplified eDiscovery automation software, Legal Hold Notifications improve the ability of legal and compliance teams to implement legal holds by providing them with an intuitive and secure tool for marshaling the data preservation process. To learn more about Legal Hold Notifications, visit eDiscovery.co.

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Plaintiff’s Erasure of iPhone Before Forensic Examination Leads to Recommended Dismissal of Case: eDiscovery Case Law
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In Coyne v. Los Alamos National Security, LLC et. al., New Mexico Magistrate Judge Karen B. Molzen recommended that the court grant the defendants’ motion to dismiss after the plaintiff’s erased and reset her iPhone the day before it was produced for forensic examination, the “culmination of her and her husband’s willful failure to comply with their discovery obligations in this case.”

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Has eDiscovery Business Gotten a Bump or a Slump from Trump?: eDiscovery Trends
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Don’t be a chump, be the ump! It’s time for another quarterly eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey! This time, it’s the Spring 2017 eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey created (and cleverly titled) by Rob Robinson and conducted on his terrific Complex Discovery site. It’s the second year of the quarterly survey and we’ve covered every round of the survey so far. Now, it’s time for the Spring 2017 Survey!

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Webcast: What Every Attorney Should Know About eDiscovery in 2017 (ACEDS Update)
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This ACEDS-hosted CLE-approved webcast session covers key terms, rules, duties, and case law to give you the tools and resources necessary to efficiently and effectively meet the challenging discovery obligations that attorneys will face in 2017.

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Court Tells Litigants “NO MORE WARNINGS” When It Comes to Boilerplate Discovery Objections: eDiscovery Case Law
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In Liguria Foods, Inc. v. Griffith Laboratories, Inc., Iowa District Judge Mark W. Bennett declined to sanction the parties for issuing boilerplate objections, but strongly warned them that the use of boilerplate objections in the future would place counsel and their clients at risk for significant sanctions.

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Today’s the Day to Find Out What Every Attorney Should Know About eDiscovery in 2017: eDiscovery Trends
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If you’ve missed earlier opportunities to find out what every attorney should know about eDiscovery in 2017, you get another opportunity today, thanks to our friends at ACEDS! Join us today at noon CT (1pm ET, 10am PT)!

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After Metadata Shows Agreement Documents to Be Unreliable, Defendant’s “Hans” are Tied: eDiscovery Case Law
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In Ensing v. Ensing, et. al., Vice Chancellor Slights ruled for the plaintiff in the case and concluding that the defendant “has engaged in blatant violations of court orders and bad faith litigation conduct that justify serious sanctions”, ordering him to pay two-thirds of the plaintiff’s counsel’s fees and expenses and all of the plaintiff’s computer forensic expert’s fees and expenses.

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“Master” Your Knowledge of eDiscovery With This Conference in San Francisco Later This Month: eDiscovery Trends
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I’m delighted to be participating in The Master’s Conference series again this year. If you’re in the San Francisco area or plan to be there on April 25, join me and other legal technology experts and professionals at The Master’s Conference event for a full day of educational sessions covering a wide range of topics!

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