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Search Software Gets Boost From New Rules

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By Samar Srivastava From today’s Wall Street Journal:

"Demand for software that can search and locate emails, text messages, videos and spreadsheets is expected to surge in the wake of federal legislation requiring companies to make such information readily available in court proceedings.

In December, Congress passed the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, accelerating deadlines for companies to identify and describe electronically searchable information that can be used as evidence in a lawsuit. To comply with requests for such electronically stored information during litigation, companies need to have a plan and tools in place. "

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