Relativity Fest always generates a mass of material, from company and product announcements to sessions on law and legal practice. I can’t write about it all, and you wouldn’t thank me if I did. If I focus now on the … Continue readin…

Google’s definition of ‘private’ is slowly coming to light thanks to a $5B class action lawsuit and recent Congressional hearings. There seems to be some emails and second hand accounts supporting the assertion that Google executives were well aware of how the public might react if they found out that Google and other sites could […]

Apple plans to start scanning all U.S. iPhones for images of child sexual abuse using a tool called “neuralMatch” or “NeuralHash” against a database of known images. Womble Dickinson’s JDSupra article covers many of the high-level privacy concerns and explores Apple’s plans for a service that will scan encrypted messages for sexually explicit content to […]

I am sorry, for more than one reason, to have to come back to Her Majesty’s Government as a source of discovery / disclosure stories, but they keep serving up incidents which are relevant to wider corporate disclosure. This time, … Continue…

Chris Dale reflects on moderating the International Panel at Relativity Fest.  The 2020 speakers included Meribeth Banaschik of EY – Germany, Inés Rubio of BSI – Dublin, Karyn Harty of McCann FitzGerald – Dublin, Jonathan Armstrong of Cordery – London (and a recent ESI Survival Guide guest) and David Horrigan of Relativity – U.S.

With the recent release of ephemeral messaging in WhatsApp, Greg Buckles asks a very important question: Are those vanishing messages and attachments generated by employees really gone? Some forensic exploration would certainly help answer shed some light on this inquiry.