Frank Ready of ALM on #Facebook Ephemeral Messaging and Evidence

Extract from Frank Ready’s article “Ephemeral Messaging on Facebook Could Heighten E-Discovery Stress”

In a post to Facebook, the platform’s founder Mark Zuckerberg outlined a vision of the future that includes end-to-end encryption and an ephemeral lifespan for private messages and photos.

For users running out of room in the closet for the skeletons of youthful indiscretions past, this is potentially a very good thing. But it could be much less so for e-discovery professionals and the lawyers responsible for collecting relevant information before it slips into oblivion.

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