In a recent judicial opinion, severe sanctions were imposed for the defendant not properly identifying and preserving cloud-based data which would have been important to the case. XDD’s Dave Jensen offers insight to what should be learned from the case.
The dangers of corporate self-collection of data during litigation are well-documented. While the pracitce is fraught with potential problems, is self-collection necessarily a bad thing? Is it worth it? Should internal resources ever be used? Because each matter is different, it’s helpful to consider a variety of issues before formulating a plan.