Internet Law Commentary

Law and Technology from a Palm Beach lawyer


Lawyers Should Turn Off “Sent From My [Smartphone]”

Lawyers, and really anyone, should pay attention to whether their smartphone is appending “sent by my iPhone”-type messages at the bottom of business emails.  It’s an unnecessary advertisement for someone else’s product in your communication AND sends a variety of poor messages. Don’t believe it?  Read this article, from the July/August 2011 Palm Beach Bar… Read More

Digital Photos Have Metadata Too

Gear Lever

Lawyers and businesses overlyfocused on e-discovery often raise interest in other parties’ metadata (as well as concern about their own).  Good practices call for companies and firms to scrub email attachments before sending.  But digital photos are often forgotten and, worse, overlooked by common scrubbing software.   Even in our personal lives, metadata on our… Read More