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Adding Google Voice to Your Communication Arsenal

-By Nerino J. Petro, Jr. Petro is the Chief Information Officer for the 125 year old law firm of Holmstrom & Kennedy, P.C., in Rockford, Illinois where he is responsible for all in-house technology and training, recommending and implementing new technologies and providing direct support in the office and at trial. Nerino served as the […]

NSA Responds to ABA President’s Letter: “Committed to the Rule of Law”

– By Sharon Nelson and John Simek Nelson and Simek have been frequent presenters at ABA TECHSHOW. Nelson served as Chair of the 2006 TECHSHOW Planning Board. Together, they are the principals of Sensei Enterprises. At TECHSHOW 2014, Simek will be co-presenting “N.S.AY What? Firm and Client Data Security & Encryption in the Age of Monitoring,” with […]

Creating a Digital Island

From an upcoming article from the Law Practice Magazine. Stories about government and business monitoring of citizens has fanned interest in what can be done to remain anonymous. Attorneys are understanding and expect that when they visit a website their location, recent browsing history and interactions with other sites may be recorded. Less understood is […]

ABA President Writes NSA – How Does it Handle Attorney/Client Communications?

– By Sharon Nelson and John Simek Nelson and Simek have been frequent presenters at ABA TECHSHOW. Nelson served as Chair of the 2006 TECHSHOW Planning Board. Together, they are the principals of Sensei Enterprises. On February 20th, ABA President James Silkenat sent a letter to the National Security Agency expressing concerns over recent allegations of possible […]

Serving a Civil Subpoena on a Social Media Site to Obtain Content of a User’s Profile

Facebook, in a Help page article titled “May I obtain contents of a user’s account from Facebook using a civil subpoena?”<http://linkon.in/XWGVkB>, cites the Stored Communications Act as the reason that “Federal law prohibits Facebook from disclosing user content…in response to a civil subpoena,” stating unequivocally:  “Federal law prohibits Facebook from disclosing user content (such as […]