Exterro's E-Discovery & Privacy Breakdown

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.

Friday Funnies: Exterro's Meme Series - Homework Edition

Created on February 28, 2020


Content Manager at Exterro

Still using manual e-discovery processes in 2020? Get the Definitive Guide to E-Discovery, and all your troubles are over, dude. Who says e-discovery isn't funny? If you're looking for an additional laugh, you can always visit our entire catalog of E-Discovery Memes and Cartoons, and feel free to share the fun with friends and colleagues. Remember, E-Discovery is always better when you have a sense of humor. Cheers! Read More

How to Create an Effective DSAR Response Process

Created on February 21, 2020


European Marketing Director

Privacy, as a topic, is quite en vogue right now. Regulations like the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the U.S.’s California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) have done a number on organisations already—and the CCPA just launched a month and a half ago!The cornerstone of these regulations—and therefore, the source of many of the struggles and challenges that companies face—are individual requests for access to the information that a business or organisation has on them. Recently, London-based pharmacy Doorstep Dispensaree became the first UK organisation to be penalised for failing to... Read More

Requests for Text Messages Must Be Narrowly Tailored

Created on February 21, 2020


Director of Marketing at Exterro

Lawson v. Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores, Inc. (M.D. Penn, Jan. 9, 2020) showcases how, with a continued focus on requesting text messages in discovery, courts are asking parties to narrowly define their requests. Overview:In this Fair Labor Standards Act case, the plaintiffs requested that the defendant produce text messages from company issued cell phones assigned to the defendant’s supervisors. The defendant opposes for two reasons: (1) Plaintiffs made an untimely request for this data and (2) The request was not relevant or proportional to the case. This fight between... Read More

Friday Funnies: Exterro's Meme Series - Ross Edition

Created on February 21, 2020


Marketing Specialist, Exterro

Sometimes, the meme just speaks for itself. Who says e-discovery isn't funny? If you're looking for an additional laugh, you can always visit our entire catalog of E-Discovery Memes and Cartoons, and feel free to share the fun with friends and colleagues. Remember, E-Discovery is always better when you have a sense of humor. Cheers! Read More

Friday Funnies: Exterro's Meme Series - LegalWeek Vendor Edition

Created on February 13, 2020


Content Manager at Exterro

Arguably the biggest legaltech conference of the year, LegalWeek, wrapped up in New York last week—even though you might not know it from all the emails you received from all of those great vendors! If you aren't already booked with enough demos to carry you to Memorial Day weekend, take a moment to step back and look at the bigger picture so you can better sort out where things are heading. Who says e-discovery isn't funny? If you're looking for an additional laugh, you can always visit our entire catalog of... Read More

The Biggest E-Disclosure Challenges Your Organisation Faces Today

Created on February 10, 2020


European Marketing Director

As the amount of corporate litigation increases, the implementation of defensible, cost-effective and efficient e-disclosure practices becomes a key strategic task. In simple terms, e-disclosure is the process of collecting, preserving, searching and analysing electronic documents to facilitate disclosure in litigation and to enable review and disclosure in regulatory investigations and internal reviews. However, there are significant challenges when implementing e-disclosure practices. As the use of technology continues to change the way we communicate, the volume of documents created every day is drastically increasing, with new data sources constantly being introduced.Adopting technology... Read More

Rod Rosenstein: ‘Data Privacy Creates Tremendous Challenges’ for Businesses & Lawyers

Created on February 7, 2020


Content Manager at Exterro

As part of the opening keynote presentation for LegalWeek’s yearly conference, former deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein sat down for a “fireside chat” to talk a little bit about the biggest threat to U.S. democracy, political and media chaos, and his return to the legal industry as a private citizen for the first time in his career. While that last part may be a little at-odds with the rather dramatic and fear-based questions regarding democracy and politics writ large, Rosenstein did touch on loose data practices that can lead to compromised outcomes—in... Read More