Practice Area: Internet & Technology Law

Making Sense of New Technologies for New Lawyers

If a fire breaks out, a Fitbit could be the key piece of evidence to determine a witness’ alibi. By checking a witness’ heartrate at the alleged moment of the incident, investigators can determine the credibility of testimony. A flat heartrate might indicate that a fire took place long after a witness says it did, … Continued

Tips for Purchasing Cyber Insurance

As a result of the dramatic increase in cyberattacks that have occurred since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic and the risks associated with lawyers working remotely and using unfamiliar technologies, cyber insurance has become an important consideration for many law firms.

Why Facial Recognition Technology Is Flawed

What do Steve Talley and Robert Julian-Borchak Williams have in common? Both men share the dubious distinction of false arrest by law enforcement using facial recognition technology. In December 2015, the Denver police using facial comparison technology falsely arrested Mr. Talley when he was identified as a suspect in an armed bank robbery.[1] Prior to … Continued

Smile! You Are Being Recorded

As the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way lawyers practice law, so too has videoconferencing. Virtual meeting platforms like Zoom, Webex and Skype  have become essential to the practice of law, for everything from meeting with clients, negotiating with opposing counsel and arguing motions. These platforms enable meetings, which depending on the circumstances, may be … Continued