"Demand Response" In 2016

By: Ryan Suit, If you have ever wanted to be paid to do less than you are doing right now, then you might be a fan of “demand response.” Demand response refers to the concept of paying electricity consumers to not use electricity at certain times.[1] Currently, most demand response …

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Smith et al v. Facebook, Inc. et al: Plaintiffs Allege Facebook is Mining Private Medical Information to Generate Profit

By: Quinn Novak,   If you Google the American Cancer Society and search through their website for information about breast cancer, do you have a reasonable expectation of privacy? Or do you expect that someone is monitoring your activity and collecting your medical searches? Winston Smith believed he had privacy …

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A Litigator's Guide to the Internet of Things

Peyton Publication Version PDF    Cite as: Antigone Peyton, A Litigator’s Guide to the Internet of Things, 22 Rich. J.L. & Tech. 9 (2016), http://jolt.richmond.edu/v22i3/article9.pdf.  Antigone Peyton, Esq.*I I. Introduction [1]       Maybe you’ve heard about the Internet of Things (IoT). It’s the network of physical objects (or “things”) that connect …

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"Connected" Discovery: What the Ubiquity of Digital Evidence Means for Lawyers and Litigation

Gottehrer Publication Version PDF    Cite as: Gail Gottehrer, “Connected” Discovery: What the Ubiquity of Digital Evidence Means for Lawyers and Litigation, 22 Rich. J.L. & Tech. 8 (2016), http://jolt.richmond.edu/v22i3/article8.pdf. Gail Gottehrer I. Introduction [1]       More than ten years ago, the Zubulake case[1] raised awareness of the importance of digital …

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Preservation: Competently Navigating Between All and Nothing

Preservation: Competently Navigating Between All and Nothing   Cite as: Lauren Wheeling Waller, Preservation: Competently Navigating Between All and Nothing, 22 Rich. J.L. & Tech. 7 (2016), http://jolt.richmond.edu/v22i3/article7.pdf. Lauren Wheeling Waller* I. Introduction  [1]       Merriam-Webster defines “competent” as “having requisite or adequate ability or qualities.”[1] All professions require competence to …

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