Part Three - The Tulip Trusts Introduction In part one (which you can read here) I covered some of the background about Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto and Craig Wright’s related claims. In part two (which is here) I explored the Kleiman complaint against Wright. Here in part three, I’ll examine another area which has made this … Continue reading The $10 Billion Bitcoin Battle (Part 3)
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
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
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
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
By: Tristan Jenkinson Background Last week, the Irish Data Protection Commission (“DPC”) announced that they had launched an inquiry into “Google’s processing of location data and transparency surrounding that processing”. You can see the press release here and read more from Reuters here. This is not the first involvement that the DPC have had with … Continue reading Hey Google, Where’s My Location Data?
By: Tristan Jenkinson Further warnings that audio and video evidence are now subject to manipulation. Misuse of Machine Learning An article in Legal Cheek today (which can be read here) discusses a case where deepfake technology was allegedly used to generate an audio recording of an individual issuing threats to another party over the phone. … Continue reading Deepfaked Evidence?
By: Tristan Jenkinson “The essential purpose of a search order is not to provide early disclosure, but rather to preserve documents necessary for the proper conduct of litigation before these courts” An important judgement was made last week relating to search orders. The judgement covers a number of legal points, but in particular highlights that … Continue reading A Judgement on Search Orders