The Internet of Things (IoT) is pervasive. We have become used to personal computers and handheld devices being connected to each other and to third-party services, but in this distinct stage in the evolution of an interconnected world, the many devices that help run our convenient world are also connected and constantly generating data.
Noted legal journalist Bob Ambrogi and TotalDiscovery’s co-founder Alon Israely, detail what this means for discovery in a new article for Peer to Peer, the quarterly magazine of ILTA. A PDF of the full article, “More ESI: IoT Data Presents New Challenges and Opportunities in Discovery,” is posted on our site here. We’ve posted an excerpt from the article below.
Many forms of IoT data have potential use in litigation, particularly data from consumer devices:
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