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Why the Internet is Crushing eDiscovery

Why the Internet is Crushing eDiscovery 1000 667 Jason Krause

More than a decade ago, at the end of the dotcom boom, I wrote an article called “Has the Net Stopped Growing?” At the time it was a shocking thing to consider, since the incredible economic growth of the previous decade had been built largely on the fantastic growth of the Internet. It was a temporary hiccup, because…

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Smarter Student Athlete Social Media Monitoring

Smarter Student Athlete Social Media Monitoring 150 150 Jason Krause

The Washington State Cougars football team is winless and in last place in the Pac-12 Conference, including a 52-26 beatdown by national powerhouse Oregon. However, the team does seem to think it can beat one challenger off the field- Twitter. Last week, coach Mike Leach banned his players from using Twitter, telling reporters,“Twitter is now banned…

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Social Media is History

Social Media is History 150 150 Jason Krause

Social media isn’t history, but it is part of the historical record. The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) has just kicked off a major overhaul of the way federal departments and agencies manage and preserve their records. Following on White House directives to modernize and digitize our nation’s record-keeping capabilities, NARA has been pushing agencies to completely…

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Law Enforcement and Social Media: Criminals Aren’t All Dumb

Law Enforcement and Social Media: Criminals Aren’t All Dumb 150 150 Jason Krause

There are a lot of stories lately about the way law enforcement is using social media to capture criminals. As might be expected, there’s a lot of dumb lawbreakers who are eager to incriminate themselves online. Apparently, a lot of small-time criminals just can’t help but brag about their illegal exploits on Facebook or Twitter. However,…

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Divorce in the Age of Facebook: We Don't Have to Fight (Family Law Cases)

Divorce in the Age of Facebook: We Don't Have to Fight (Family Law Cases) 150 150 Jason Krause

Divorce is always a messy proposition. As discussed this week, Facebook and social media have blown up family law cases and made a contentious process even more volatile. The most spectacular recent case in this regard is perhaps a Connecticut divorce in which the husband and wife were ordered to exchange passwords so they could…

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