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Almost every day after a European football match, there’s another media headline highlighting a player who received racial abuse on social media. Football clubs condemn it. The content gets reported to social media platforms. Accounts are deleted. Authorities are notified and declare a ‘zero tolerance’ policy against discrimination and prejudiced behavior. Many players share the posts, highlighting the racism they continually face.
In recent years, the digital revolution has transformed the banking industry. As financial services and the associated communications increasingly move online, it is more important than ever for institutions to gain control of their online presence.
Social media offers investigators incredible opportunities to collect evidence. There are plenty of examples on the Internet of supposedly injured individuals posting runs and rides on Strava and incriminating car crash footage making its way onto YouTube. In fact, social media intelligence (SOCMINT or SMI) has become a standard part of many investigations—including insurance fraud, IP theft, online defamation, and even criminal cases.
The COVID-19 pandemic caused office workers to start working from home—but businesses should expect remote work to last a long time. Beyond the unpredictability of this pandemic, 99% of remote workers want to continue telecommuting at least a couple of days a week.
Ways to Protect Yourself Online from "Crooked Sweethearts" Catphishing (or “Catfishing”) is a “romance scam” and form of fraud, highly popularised by the use of social media networks, online chat forums and documentary-turned television series by the same name. The term “catfish” was defined in the Oxford dictionary in 2014 (“to lure someone into a relationship by adopting a fictional online persona”), but is also a form of Phishing for information and so many legal and tech professionals refer to this as “Catphishing”.
The issue of defamation has been in the news a lot over the last few months. Johnny Depp lost a prominent case against the publisher of the UK’s The Sun newspaper. Prince Harry sued a tabloid. The source behind the New York Post’s infamous Hunter Biden laptop article sued Twitter for allegedly making him out to be a hacker. And an Indian court cleared a journalist in a #MeToo defamation case involving a major political figure.
Team collaboration tools are enjoying something of a moment. Already a popular method of communication and documentation between office-based teams, 2020’s pandemic saw many enterprises scramble to implement solutions, keen to keep their workforce connected as remote working became an overnight necessity.
Pagefreezer recently published a guest article on the Association of Certified eDiscovery Specialists (ACEDS) Blog that discusses some key takeaways from the Legalweek virtual conference sessions, which took place from February 2 – 4, 2021.
A company lives and dies by its intellectual property (IP). The heart of an enterprise’s unique offering, IP is the source of everything that builds your business up, from reputation to market positioning. While it’s always been important to protect intellectual property, in the digital age, the issue is more pertinent than ever before.
Electronically stored information (ESI) refers to “any type of information that is created, used, and stored in digital form and accessible by digital means.”