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Thursday, June 12 • 10:00am - 10:30am
Preview: Social & Cloud Media as Records and Evidence for Business, Lawsuits, and Investigations

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This session will is based on a series of video segments and related background readings produced for the MIT Legal Hackathon and soon to be released at LegalHackathon.org.  Participants can review the materials before the session starts so as to use the live, collaborative tools for purposes of discussion and collaboration.  

Social networks, like Facebook and Twitter -- as well as other cloud computing services -- are the focus of many official investigations, including those conducted by corporate HR departments and by state and local governments. The networks are bursting with evidence relevant to disputes, lawsuits, tax audits, regulatory compliance and many other inquiries. But intrusive investigations into these networks raise practical, privacy, and confidentiality issues. In this presentation, you will learn the details of and lessons from recent cases, involving such diverse topic areas as regulatory inquiries, police investigations, employment disputes and intellectual property lawsuits. You will learn the risks that any kind of investigator faces in social/cloud media, as well as methods to manage that risk. Mr. Wright will share tips for evidence collection so it is more likely to be accepted and believed as evidence in court or in other official proceedings.  Ben will draw lessons about ethics applicable to all modern professionals.

The participants will be enjoy participatory dialog in live, interactive engagement format with the materials and each other. 

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Nader Salass

http://nadersalass.com/

Speakers

Thursday June 12, 2014 10:00am - 10:30am
Event Venue http://legalhackathon.org

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