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Before You Search at Work Remember: Your Boss Owns Your Computer!

Recently, Michele Catalano an internet journalist who writes for something called DeathandTaxesmag.com started a firestorm this week when she claimed that her home had been invaded by the FBI because of Google searches over the phrase “Pressure cooker.” “This is where we are at,” Catalano wrote. “Where you have no expectation of privacy. Where trying […]

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Intellectual Property Litigation

NY Court Adopts Federal Standard for Destruction of E-Mails

For the first time in a NY state court case, an Appellate Division court has adopted the standard set forth in 2003 in Zubulake v. UBS Warburg LLC, which set forth guidelines when a party can be punished for the destruction of emails. The NY case, Voom HD Holdings v. EchoStar Satellite LLC, involved a […]

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General Litigation

Kings of E-storage Fined For Losing Emails

Sandisk, the multi-billion dollar company, that is the king of electronic storage devices, was just hit with $150,000.00 fine for losing emails related to litigation its involved in with two former employees.  The case Harkabi v. Sandisk is a warning to all companies not to destroy e-documents if there is any threat of litigation and […]