eDiscovery Daily Blog

In addition to its software and professional services, CloudNine also provides extensive education to eDiscovery practitioners as highlighted by its publication of the eDiscovery Daily Blog. Authored and edited by industry expert Doug Austin, the eDiscovery Daily is the go-to resource for thousands of eDiscovery and eDisclosure professionals seeking to keep up with the latest news and case law in the world of digital discovery.
Citing Protective Order, Court Grants Motion to Quash the Subpoena of Third Party Expert: eDiscovery Case Law
Citing Protective Order, Court Grants Motion to Quash the Subpoena of Third Party Expert: eDiscovery Case Law 479 270 Doug Austin

In Rhino Metals, Inc. v. Sturdy Gun Safe, Inc., Idaho David C. Nye granted the motion of the Defendant/Counterclaimant to Enforce the Protective Order that was related to a report prepared by defendant’s expert that was produced to the plaintiff in this case and quashed the subpoena that was issued to the Plaintiff/Counter-Defendant from a party in another case.

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Thursday LTNY 2020 Sessions: eDiscovery Trends
Thursday LTNY 2020 Sessions: eDiscovery Trends 414 336 Doug Austin

As noted Tuesday and Wednesday, Legaltech® New York (LTNY) is happening this week and, for the tenth(!) year in a row, eDiscovery Daily is here to report about the latest eDiscovery trends being discussed at the show. Today is the last day to check out the show if you’re in the New York area with a number of sessions available and over 158 exhibitors providing information on their products and services, including our company, CloudNine at booth #3000 in America’s Hall 2. Here are some of the sessions today related to eDiscovery, Information Governance, Cybersecurity and Data Privacy.

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Wednesday LTNY 2020 Sessions: eDiscovery Trends
Wednesday LTNY 2020 Sessions: eDiscovery Trends 414 336 Doug Austin

As noted yesterday, Legaltech® New York (LTNY) is happening this week and, for the tenth(!) year in a row, eDiscovery Daily is here to report about the latest eDiscovery trends being discussed at the show. There’s still time to check out the show if you’re in the New York area with a number of sessions available and over 158 exhibitors providing information on their products and services, including our company, CloudNine at booth #3000 in America’s Hall 2. Here are some of the interesting sessions today related to eDiscovery, Information Governance, Cybersecurity and Data Privacy.

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Welcome to Legaltech New York 2020!: eDiscovery Trends
Welcome to Legaltech New York 2020!: eDiscovery Trends 414 336 Doug Austin

Today is the start of Legaltech® New York (LTNY), and, for the tenth(!) year in a row, eDiscovery Daily is here to report about the latest eDiscovery trends being discussed at the show. Over the next three days, we will provide a description each day of some of the sessions related to eDiscovery to give you a sense of the topics being covered. If you’re in the New York area, I encourage you to check out the show – there are a number of sessions available and over 158 exhibitors providing information on their products and services, including our company, CloudNine at booth #3000 in America’s Hall 2.

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Time for Another Legaltech Word Cloud(Nine): eDiscovery Trends
Time for Another Legaltech Word Cloud(Nine): eDiscovery Trends 317 399 Doug Austin

See what I did there? ;o) Yes, it’s Legalweek®! And, Legaltech® starts tomorrow! But, if you were to look at our latest word cloud, maybe the show should be called “Legaldata”? Or maybe “Legalpriv”?

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How Many States Have Outlawed Ransomware? You May Be Shocked: Cybersecurity Trends
How Many States Have Outlawed Ransomware? You May Be Shocked: Cybersecurity Trends 387 265 Doug Austin

Care to hazard a guess? Ten? Twenty? More? Try TWO. Maryland is currently considering a bill to become only the third state after Michigan and Wyoming, to criminalize the possession and distribution of ransomware.

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Court Finds Plaintiffs’ Sanction Request To Be Too Late and Too Little: eDiscovery Case Law
Court Finds Plaintiffs’ Sanction Request To Be Too Late and Too Little: eDiscovery Case Law 479 270 Doug Austin

In Nguyen v. Costco Wholesale Corp., Florida Magistrate Judge William Matthewman denied the plaintiffs’ motion for sanctions for alleged spoliation of a video that the plaintiffs claimed showed an alleged slip-and-fall by plaintiff Chi Nguyen, finding that the defendant “did not have an affirmative duty to preserve the allegedly spoliated video” for a nearly two year period from the date of the fall to the date of the filing of the lawsuit and that the plaintiffs “fail to cite to a shred of evidence in support” in support of the claim that the video showed the slip and fall.

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Today’s Webcast Will Teach You Key Case Law for 2019 and How it Affects 2020: eDiscovery Webcasts
Today’s Webcast Will Teach You Key Case Law for 2019 and How it Affects 2020: eDiscovery Webcasts 420 238 Doug Austin

2019 was another notable year for eDiscovery case law with several significant rulings that stand to impact eDiscovery practices, the admissibility of evidence and the potential of sanctions for discovery violations. How can these key case law decisions affect discovery within your organization? Today’s webcast that will discuss key case law rulings from last year and their impact on this year – and beyond.

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Legaltech 2020 Preview Edition: eDiscovery Trends
Legaltech 2020 Preview Edition: eDiscovery Trends 414 336 Doug Austin

As you can tell by the new snazzy custom CloudNine NYC logo, Legaltech® begins in exactly one week! Yes, I know that Legalweek® begins on Monday, but the heart of the week is the Legalweek conference. Hey, I remember when the “T” in Legaltech was capitalized! So, what’s happening this year? Let’s take a look.

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Court Rules Defendant’s Production Need Not Be Lost in Translation: eDiscovery Case Law
Court Rules Defendant’s Production Need Not Be Lost in Translation: eDiscovery Case Law 479 270 Doug Austin

In NY Machinery v. The Korean Cleaners Monthly, New Jersey Magistrate Judge Edward S. Kiel, noting that “Rule 34 does not address which party has the obligation to translate documents into English” denied the plaintiffs’ application seeking to compel the defendants to translate documents served as part of their document production.

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