On Thursday, May 24, 2018, California’s Supreme Court ruled that social media companies can be compelled to provide criminal defendants user content that is public. Many social media companies including Facebook have ignored requests arguing that federal law prevents the release of user content.
By Jim|2019-05-07T17:08:42-04:00May 25th, 2018|Categories: Digital Privacy, Social Media|Comments Off on CA Court Rules Social Media Companies Can Be Compelled To Provide Defendants Some User Content
A Bridgeport man, who spent nine and a half months in prison after a woman claimed he raped her in a Stratford motel, was found not guilty of the charges. Mr. Joseph’s defense team reported that the cell phone evidence recovered by IRIS LLC was a crucial part of the defense. […]
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Researching the online publicly available presence of potential parties, witnesses, the scene, even your own client should be a routine practice. It should follow the best practices, begin as soon as possible, be fully documented and be regularly monitored.