Category Archives: Social Media

Emily tries but misunderstands social media ah ooh

You have choices when starting articles. You might have an obscure but dramatic opening to get attention, but I’ve used “It was a dark and stormy night”, and I’ve only just done one beginning “The scene: a dark cobbled lane with … Continue reading

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Social media analytics give encouragement to eDiscovery / eDisclosure lawyers

One of the difficulties in trying to persuade lawyers to adopt (or even consider) the use of technology is that they are chary of anything new. Another is that they think that their work is somehow “special”, depending on those … Continue reading

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Time spent telling judges about their use of social media could be better spent on eDisclosure

Recent guidance from the UK’s Senior Presiding Judge and the Senior President of Tribunals fired a warning shot over the bows of judges who blog, a term which they helpfully define as being “derived from the term ‘web log’”. The … Continue reading

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Make another firm’s risk your competitive opportunity – a paper for CY4OR

CY4OR have published a paper written by me called Make another firm’s risk your competitive opportunity. CY4OR’s main business is electronic disclosure and litigation support, forensic data collection, and digital forensics for civil and criminal proceedings. It has wider interests, … Continue reading

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Metrics, Social Media, Magistrates, Monkeys and Mitigating Risk at CEIC 2012 in Las Vegas

I am not above inventing a headline whose connection with the subject-matter is less important than its potential for attracting readers curious to know what the article has got to do with eDiscovery. In this case, the headline is an … Continue reading

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Something for everyone at IQPC’s Information Governance and eDisclosure Summit

If you want a rounded account of IQPC’s successful Information Governance and eDisclosure Summit in London this week, this is not the place to find it. I was involved in five events over the three days and spent most of … Continue reading

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Traps for the unwary – the cross-over between social media and eDisclosure

Social media and electronic disclosure are two important subjects which many companies and their lawyers would rather ignore – their very names are enough to strike apathy into many hearts. eDisclosure provider CY4OR has joined forces with others to promote … Continue reading

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CY4OR takes social media advice to HR and the workplace

Much of the proactive advice which companies need about eDisclosure and data security is aimed at IT departments who have the job of managing data, and at legal departments who have responsibility for the company’s potential eDisclosure obligations. HR departments … Continue reading

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Social Media Opportunities and Risks in the Workplace

A White Paper and webinar from ZyLAB draw attention to the marketing and network advantages, and to the corresponding discovery/disclosure risks, which come with the massive growth in social media use. I am fairly sparing with both adjectives and adverbs … Continue reading

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Should Corporate Counsel Use Social Media? Serious Entertainment at the Corporate Counsel Forum Europe

The most enjoyable session at the Legal Week Corporate Counsel Forum Europe at Luton Hoo last week had the title Should Corporate Counsel Use Social Media? – Lessons Learnt and Opportunities Found. It came between the information management session in … Continue reading

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