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    • Discovery of Facebook and Other Social Media Postings

      Have you ever received a call or letter from opposing counsel, "kindly" advising you that they discovered an incriminating photo on your personal injury client's Facebook page that shows your client performing ski jumps at a time when they were allegedly injured and unable to work?

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    • The War on Terrorism: FBI Wants Expanded Wiretapping Authority
      The debate over government interception of Internet communications has expanded to a new technology, namely Voice over Internet Protocol ("VoIP") transmissions. Indeed, representatives of the FBI's Electronic Surveillance Technology Section in Chantilly, Virginia have been meeting secretly with the Federal Communications Commission since July, 2003, exploring ways to provide the FBI with more regulatory authority to "wiretap" Internet communications, and in particular VoIP transmissions.

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    • Update on Personal Jurisdiction and the Web
      On April 9, 1997, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in New York affirmed a dismissal (pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 12(b)(2), lack of personal jurisdiction), against Bensusan Restaurant Corporation ("Bensusan"), operators in New York City, of a famous jazz club called "The Blue Note" against Richard B. King ("King"), a Missouri resident, who owns a club in Columbia, Missouri also called "The Blue Note."

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    • Knowledge Management (KM): What's In It For You?

      For many lawyers, stepping into a law firm is a bit like visiting a library on steroids. You're saturated with information overload. The challenge is how to manage and share information on cases and processes with colleagues so that the firm's legal professionals collaborate with one another. They focus their energies on working more efficiently and effectively as a team so that young associates and senior partners can use the same intellectual assets to find and share information with one another. That's knowledge management ("KM") in a nutshell.

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    • Making Work a Little Less Work

      How can I get it all done? This is the question of the moment in our accelerated world, where 24 hours in a day just doesn't seem to be enough time. But who has time to wade through all the latest techniques for attaining peak productivity to get the answers?

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