On February 14, 2012, President Obama signed the Federal Aviation Administration Modernization and Reform Act into law. This Act requires the FAA to allow others to fly drones, including law enforcement agencies, private companies and even individual hobbyists, over American neighborhoods. Lawyer2Lawyer co-hosts and attorneys, Craig Williams and Bob Ambrogi, talk to the experts, Ryan Calo, Director for Privacy and Robotics, for the Center for Internet and Society at Stanford Law School and Jennifer Lynch, a staff attorney with the Electronic Frontier Foundation, about drones, transparency, public safety and the potential impact on privacy law.
As smartphones and GPS devices become increasingly sophisticated, your every move can be tracked and your every communication read by law enforcement. On the July edition of Law Technology Now, host Monica Bay talks with consultant Joshua Engel, the “Fourth Amendment Guru” of the EDD Update blog, about privacy issues, and the U.S. Supreme Court’s announcement that it will hear a controversial case involving police planting a GPS device on the car of a suspected criminal.
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Social networking has become a popular topic within the workers’ comp community. In this edition of Workers’ Comp Matters, host Attorney Alan S. Pierce, welcomes Attorney Jon L. Gelman, to take a look a social networking in the workers’ comp world. Alan and Jon discuss privacy and their clients, client responsibility when it comes to putting up information on social media sites and how social networking can be used as a portal to monitor clients.
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On The ESI Report, host Kelly Kubacki, Staff Attorney in the Legal Technologies division at Kroll Ontrack is joined by Marc Fulkert, Associate at Jones Day and Tom McCaffrey, Director of Archiving at Kroll Ontrack, to discuss alternatives to traditional data management in five steps that will reduce costs and improve efficiency. In the Bits & Bytes Legal Analysis segment, Ben Kirk, Kroll Ontrack Legal Correspondent, focuses on the facts surrounding United States v. Warshak, which addresses the application of Fourth Amendment search and seizure protections to e-mail.
In the recent case of State v.Huggett, failure to preserve voicemail data resulted in the dismissal of a second degree murder charge. On this edition of The ESI Report, host Gina Jytyla, Managing Staff Attorney in the Legal Technologies division at Kroll Ontrack, welcomes Circuit Court Judge James Babbitt from Barron County, Wisconsin who authored the original opinion in the case and Jason Paroff, Senior Director of Computer Forensics for Kroll Ontrack, to discuss the duty to preserve electronic data and exculpatory evidence such as text messages, voicemail and social media. In the Bits & Bytes Legal Analysis segment, Kroll Ontrack Legal Correspondent Kelly Kubacki explores the recent decision of Crispin v. Audigier, Inc. regarding the discoverability of information contained on social networking sites.