NY St. Bar Ass’n Approves Gmail Use Despite Contextual Ad Scanning

September 14, 2008 in Attorney-client privilege, Confidentiality, E-mail, Ethical Walls, Internet Use, Malpractice, New York, Privacy, Rules of Conduct, Websites by David Hricik

The New York State Bar Association concluded that lawyers could use gmail and comply with the duty of confidentiality despite the fact that email is ‘scanned’ by Google to place
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California Federal District Court Addresses Choice of Law, Screens

May 18, 2007 in Confidentiality, Ethical Walls by David Hricik

In Lucent Tech. Inc v. Gateway, Inc., 2007 U.S. Dist. Lexis 35502 (S.D. Cal May 15, 2007), the Southern District of California, in issuing an otherwise bland disqualification opinion involving
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