Tag Archives: Social Media

Twitter v. Manhattan DA Fight Unfortunately Ends with a Whimper

This blog post is a joint submission with BakerHostetler’s Data Privacy Monitor blog. Authored by: Fernando Bohorquez Last Friday, Twitter’s battle with the Manhattan District Attorney over a subpoena for an Occupy Wall Street protester’s tweets came to an anti-climactic end as the New York appeals court dismissed Twitter’s appeal of a Manhattan Criminal Court’s order to produce … Continue Reading

Is Social Media Discoverable? Stick to the Basics (Part III – Other Limitations on Discovery)

In addressing the discoverability of social media, we typically analyze three questions:  Is social media relevant to the claims or defenses at issue in your litigation?  If so, is it within your possession, custody, or control?  And, finally, is there anything else that may preclude or limit discovery of social media content? In two previous … Continue Reading

Keep Your Social Media Discovery Targeted!

Co-authored by: Alberto Rodriguez We previously posted about the threshold issue of relevance in social media discovery in the context of EEOC v. Simply Storage, in which the Southern District of Indiana limited broad requests for social media to those relevant to the claimant’s mental and emotional health – specifically, those communications, photographs, and videos … Continue Reading