Leveling the playing field, Part 2

Understanding social media's uses can provide the key to many different types of cases and situations

In Part 1 of this article, we discussed sources of evidence that individuals create on social media accounts, on their smart phones and in the cloud. In Part 2, we will discuss the role this content plays in many types of civil and criminal cases, where it is used by companies, government agencies and other organizations in both defensive and offensive ways. In Part 3, we will discuss practical tips for acquiring, searching for and using this valuable evidence.

Preservation and Discoverability

Web and Social Media Content Enter the Evidence Mainstream

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Peter Coons

Peter Coons is senior vice president, Strategic Initatives for D4, LLC.

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Cynthia Courtney

Cynthia Courtney is the current assistant attorney general for the state of Connecticut. She was formerly vice president discovery engineering and general counsel at D4....

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