Monthly Archives: February 2012

The right to be forgotten (again)

Several weeks ago and just before the EU published its proposals to replace the EU Data Protection Directive 95/46, I wrote, admittedly somewhat tongue in cheek, about what might be contained in the new draft.  [The right to be forgotten, Smart e-Discovery blog, 24th January, 2012]. Since then, the EU has produced its proposals to a… Read More »

Blog czar bad for you

As an occasional blogger, it is sometimes interesting to see what other people think of the activity. I say sometimes, because, by its very nature, the activity of blogging attracts all sorts of people and repels many others. Occasionally, truly excellent comment is made about blogs and the whole ambit of social media and as… Read More »

Predictable outcome

Hot on the heels of Voom comes what is believed to be the first federal case to adopt the use of predictive coding. The case is Monique Da Silva Moore, et al v Publicis Groupe and MSL Group and the decision was yesterday, 13th Feb 2012. It is not altogether surprising that the judge was His… Read More »

Mind the gap!

It is easy to overlook the fact that London is a very green city. It is a fact! Fly over it and you will see what I mean. Consider Highbury Fields to Victoria Park, from Greenwich to Crystal Palace and Richmond taking in Hyde Park and St James’s Park; there are few cities with more… Read More »

Va va Voom

You will have to be at least 25 years old, I suspect, to remember a remarkably successful TV advertising campaign in the Nineties to promote the Renault Clio. Between 1991 and 1998, the series featured a father and daughter, Papa and Nicole, (with two other walk on parts) and apparently recreated the exchanges between Nicole… Read More »