(To download a PDF version that you can read offline, click here.) Summary Technology Assisted Review (“TAR”) and visual classification take two different approaches to classifying documents. TAR uses the text associated with the documents being classified while visual classification bases its analysis on graphical representations of those documents. TAR is an outgrowth of tools […]

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Because of the significant reputational and financial consequences of failing to protect content containing personally identifiable information (“PII”), corporations and governmental agencies have made it a major goal to identify and protect such content. Privacy expectations arise from a number of laws in different jurisdictions and are sometimes referred to by various acronyms such as […]

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Jeb Bush’s actions in publishing social security numbers and other personal information in emails accumulated during his tenure as governor of Florida created a bit of an international stir recently, see, e.g., articles in the BBC (LINK) and LA Times (LINK) Today there is a heightened sensitivity to protecting personally-identifiable information (PII) and to taking […]

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Summary: Evidence that plaintiffs and their attorneys withheld information from Garlock Sealing Technologies, LLC, and filed inconsistent claims in other asbestos cases persuaded a bankruptcy court to cut mesothelioma plaintiffs requested estimated aggregate liability of Garlock by $1 billion. Without the use of BeyondRecognition’s BeyondRedaction technology, Garlock would not have been able to obtain as […]

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Rule 9037 of the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure governs protecting certain personal information in bankruptcy proceedings, including creditor matrices filed under Rule 1007 and proofs of claims under Rule 3001. See also Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 5.2 governing redaction of certain personal and financial information contained in documents filed with a federal court, […]

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