Legal Ethics of Electronic Communication

Legal Ethics of Electronic Communication

This blog previously looked at both the ethical implications of cloud computing and state-level initiatives addressing cloud privacy concerns.  Another area of concern is the lax ethical requirements of attorneys to encrypt electronic communication (i.e., e-mail) that contains confidential client information.

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Legal Privacy Concerns at the State Level

Legal Privacy Concerns at the State Level

The inaugural post of this blog explored lawyer’s ethical duties of professional responsibility to protect client documents when using cloud storage.  In addition to these ethical duties regulating lawyer’s use of cloud-based storage solutions, many states have enacted statutory regulations that require heightened standards of protection of when using technology to handle sensitive client information.

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