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Social Media: eDiscovery Concerns


Nov 19, 2010

According to a recent survey, enterprises are increasingly concerned about e-discovery issues related to social media, creating a strong need for better communication between IT and enterprise legal representatives.

The Economist Intelligence Unit for Deloitte Forensic Center found that roughly two-thirds of respondents surveyed expressed concern about e-discovery challenges posed by online social media forms, and 44% of respondents expect their companies’ information technology departments’ e-discovery challenges to increase. However, about 61% of those surveyed expect their enterprises to be only somewhat effective or not effective at all in dealing with e-discovery issues three years from now.

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