Potential Drawbacks of Non-Native Disclosure

By: Tristan Jenkinson Introduction Having missed the recent ACEDS webinar on Forms of Production, I caught up this week thanks to a post over on Doug Austin’s eDiscovery Today Blog (which you can find here). The webinar contains many pearls of wisdom from Doug, Tom O’Connor, Director of Gulf Coast Legal Technology Center and Mike … Continue reading Potential Drawbacks of Non-Native Disclosure

The Pakistan Personal Data Protection Bill 2020 (PPDPB) – Released for Consultation

By: Tristan Jenkinson Last month, the Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunications for the Government of Pakistan issued a draft Data Protection Bill for consultation. You can get a copy here. This draft follows a previous draft issued in 2018 (also available from the above link). The contents contain many of the same concepts that … Continue reading The Pakistan Personal Data Protection Bill 2020 (PPDPB) – Released for Consultation

VisaCoin? – Visa Patent Plans for New Cryptocurrency

By: Tristan Jenkinson Yesterday (14 May 2020), the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) published that Visa has filed for a patent to create a new digital cryptocurrency. The application is understood to have been originally filed in November last year, but has only just been published by USPTO. The patent does not necessarily mean … Continue reading VisaCoin? – Visa Patent Plans for New Cryptocurrency

Supreme Court to hear Computer Fraud and Abuse Act Case

By Tristan Jenkinson The United States Supreme Court has indicated that it will hear a case that should clarify how the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) should be interpreted. The result could affect how companies can pursue ex-employees for intellectual property theft and employee misuse of company data. The clarification relates to the specific … Continue reading Supreme Court to hear Computer Fraud and Abuse Act Case

Updates and a Case Law Strike Out

By: Tristan Jenkinson Apologies I haven’t posted much recently, for which I apologise. I’m hoping get back to posting regularly now. eDiscovery Today For those who haven’t seen, Doug Austin has started a new blog – eDiscovery Today. Doug (in something of a contrast to the eDiscovery Channel) posts daily on matters relating to eDiscovery, … Continue reading Updates and a Case Law Strike Out