Current Trends: Discovery of Electronically Stored Information on Mobile Devices and Social Media
The rise of mobile technology and the pervasiveness of social media have introduced new questions regarding a corporation's preservation responsibilities pertaining to electronically stored information ("ESI") and to its potential discoverability.
This Jones Day White Paper provides an overview of recommendations for identifying and preserving ESI, and examines how discovery rules apply to mobile devices and social media. Particular attention is given to preservation requirements and the possible sanctions imposed for data loss.
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