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January, 2012


January 31, 2012  4:38 PM

MegaUpload Seizure Mega Bummer for Legitimate Users

Posted by: Sharon Fisher
cloud storage, copyright, megaupload

In case you needed proof of what the Stop Online Privacy Act (SOPA) bill could have done, the U.S. government went on a few days after SOPA was withdrawn and shut down a website, claiming it was used to disseminate copyrighted content such as movies and television programs. "The domain name...

January 26, 2012  8:24 PM

LegalTech NY Brings Out Lots of E-Discovery Announcements

Posted by: Sharon Fisher
ediscovery legaltech ny, ltny

It's not quite as big as CES or CeBIT, but all the legal geeks will be partying down in New York next week during

January 20, 2012  6:14 PM

Study Warns of Third-Party Data Recovery Services

Posted by: Sharon Fisher
privacy, recovery

Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? Or, in this case, who protects you from the person who protects your data? According to a recent study by the Ponemon Institute, 

January 13, 2012  9:47 PM

IBM Sets Stage for Teeny-Weeny, Real Real Small, Disk Storage

Posted by: Sharon Fisher

To give you an idea of IBM's accomplishment of storing one bit of data in 12 atoms, or one byte of data in 96 atoms, of iron on a surface of copper nitride, the equivalent would be a 10, 416-terabyte drive in the size of a 1 TB drive today.* That's because, according to the New York Times,...

January 8, 2012  1:00 AM

Lack of a Backup Could Free a Killer

Posted by: Sharon Fisher

Think getting your backup right is a case of life and death? Here's an incident where it really is. In a criminal case in Miami in 2009, a man named Randy Chaviano was convicted of second-degree murder committed in 2005 and sentenced to life in prison. As usual, a court stenographer was taking...


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