Exterro's E-Discovery & Privacy Breakdown // Ron J. Rambo Jr.

The world of E-Discovery & Privacy is constantly changing – let us break it down for you with a weekly dose of News, Resources, Case Law, and Humor, all written in a concise and easy to understand format.

E-Discovery Summer Playlist: Ron Rambo's Top Jams!

Created on September 18, 2019


Content Manager at Exterro

In the final week of our Summer E-Discovery Mix Tape blog post series it's time to hear from our Content Marketing Manager, Ron Rambo! Looking for ways to be more productive at work? Download our Legal Project Management Checklist here.Hello friends! A new face around the office, I'm David, Exterro's digital marketing manager. So, if you find a broken link, send it my way—seriously! Whether I'm plugging away at the standing desk, or on the road, these are a few of my favorite songs. You can expect some indie, some pop, and... Read More

5 Things We Learned at inFusion ’19

Created on September 13, 2019


Content Manager at Exterro

Exterro Chief Executive Officer Bobby Balachandran delivers the welcome presentation at inFusion '19 Exterro’s 10th annual inFusion event wrapped up yesterday, and with more than 20 presentations and advanced certification sessions, it was—as CEO Bobby Balachandran promised—the biggest and best yet. With inFusion ’19 officially in the books, let’s look back at some of the key takeaways that e-discovery and data privacy professionals can carry into the final stretch of this year—and next year. 1. E-Discovery and Data Privacy are two wings of the same bird. We are facing large-scale, structural... Read More

Google Fined For Violating Privacy Rules

Created on September 13, 2019


Content Manager at Exterro

YouTube, the popular video sharing service owned by Google, will be fined a record $170 million by the Federal Trade Commission for illegally collecting personal information from children without the consent of their parents. The $170 million fine is the most ever charged for violating the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) Rule, which imposes certain requirements on the operators of websites that are directed at children under 13 years old that knowingly collect their personal information. The FTC and the New York Attorney General say YouTube violated the rule by collecting... Read More

Let Us Give $20 to Charity in Your Name

Created on September 6, 2019


Content Manager at Exterro

Last year, Exterro released our 3rd Annual In-House Benchmarking Report. With more than 100 respondents in 2018, we raised more than $2,000 for Stand Up To Cancer, the American Red Cross, and the Make-A-Wish Foundation—and we thank everyone who participated in the survey for helping out! Now, we're back at it again. For the next two-and-a-half weeks, from today until September 19, we'll be collecting the opinions of in-house legal professionals on the state of legal project management, satisfaction with in-house and outside legal performance, e-discovery practices, and—new to this year’s... Read More

Re-Purposing Existing Legal Processes to Meet Urgent Privacy Requirements

Created on August 30, 2019


Content Manager at Exterro

Depending on which surveys you read, somewhere between 45% to 86% of companies won’t be ready for the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) when it launches on January 1, 2020. Given the scope of these regulations, there’s a good chance your company will be affected by the CCPA one way or another (or perhaps yours is one of two dozen other states looking to establish a copycat law). Furthermore, the average cost to respond to just one request is about $1,400. Multiply this by the dozens—or perhaps hundreds—of requests that some companies... Read More