Tag Archives: Spoliation

Burn After Reading: The Challenge of eDiscovery in Self-Destruct Messaging Environment

By | January 8, 2020

Self-Destruct messaging technology also known as “ephemeral” messaging allows users to send temporary electronic messages, pictures, videos and other electronic communications over the internet. The messages are programmed to self-delete after being read or viewed by the recipient. The messages are temporary by nature and design. Examples of ephemeral messaging apps include Snapchat, Telegram, Confide,… Read More »

Spoliation in the Age of Electronically Stored Information

By | January 8, 2020

Spoliation in the context of civil proceeding is the act of intentionally destroying, mutilating, or altering documents relevant to litigation. There is a general duty on parties or prospective parties in litigation to take reasonable steps to preserve evidence related to an on-going litigation, or reasonably anticipated litigation. Before the widespread use of electronic medium… Read More »