With the ever growing prevalence of transactions, communications and operations conducted solely on the web, it is important for the eDiscovery community to examine standards for web content collection and preservation.
This paper discusses the ISO 28500 Web ARChive (WARC) standard and its evidentiary implications for eDiscovery, and covers areas such as:
• A background on the WARC standard
• Improper archiving and the chance for spoliation
• How the standard impacts web content collected via an application
programming interface (API)