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February 2013

Merge with eDiscovery Labs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Chicago, IL The principals of 4Discovery and eDiscovery Labs have announced the strategic merger of their organizations into one brand: 4Discovery. For over a decade, Jeffrey Hartman and Chad Gough grew Impact Forensics into one of the most formidable, privately-held computer forensics firms in Chicago. After selling that firm a few years ago, Hartman took a sabbatical, and then provided litigation-consulting under eDiscovery Labs.  Gough teamed up …Read More

Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) Does it still make sense?

Good laws badly applied are still good laws. There has been much-needed debate over the relevance of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) in light of Aaron Swartzʼ recent tragic suicide. Mr. Swartz, you will recall, was a young technology entrepreneur accused of inappropriately downloading millions of scientific journals from MIT and JSTOR, a journal storage repository. Swartz, 26, had been an advocate for open access and the freedom …Read More