Porn In The Cloud, Trouble In The Courtroom

By IT-Lex Intern Joey Chindamo (LinkedIn) Here at IT-Lex, pornography is a frequent subject of discussion. But not because of any prurient interest in the subject—because data suggests pornographic material is the most frequently pirated intellectual property on the web. When Law Technology News recently reported the headline,...

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Virginia State Bar: Cloud Computing Is Fine

By IT-Lex Intern Joey Chindamo (LinkedIn) Cloud computing has become second nature in the Internet age. Services like Dropbox, Google Drive, and iCloud put all your data at your fingertips, accessible by any Internet-connected device. With cloud storage, gone are the days of carrying a USB flash drive or backing up data onto...

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Lawyers Slow To Warm Up To The Cloud

A couple of articles published yesterday suggest that, despite the approval of many state bars (including Massachusetts), the use of cloud computing still has a long way to go before it is widely-trusted by the legal profession. Tech Week Europe reported about a survey that highlights the most-common concerns: Government...

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Massachusetts Okays Cloud Computing For Lawyers

Speaking of emerging technologies, how about that cloud computing? When they’re not getting knocked out by storms, cloud systems are incredibly popular places for companies to remotely and inexpensively store huge amounts of – often sensitive or confidential – data. Issues of data security and ownership have abounded since...

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Lightning Kills The Cloud

As you’re probably aware, large swathes of the east coast were hit by huge storms over the last few days. In addition to causing at least eighteen deaths, these storms have led to millions – yes, millions – of homeowners being without left without power. The Amazon Cloud server in Virginia was hit by a stray...

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