Monday November 30, 2020

'Bad' online data is a ticking time bomb

With more online information being archived, procedures are needed to ensure that 'bad data' is corrected, writes Paul Lambert.

18th May, 2013
Lord McAlpine: the focus of a recent Twitter controversy.

Electronic data can be as important as hard copy information. The data protection regime has been expanded to encompass electronic personal data, as well as hard copy personal data.

Increasingly, the once-elusive electrons of digital records - or digital fingerprints as they are sometimes called - are important parts of the electronic evidence coming before our courts.

For example, electronic evidence is used increasingly frequently in financial litigation. It will also become more common in...

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