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Posted on October 27th, 2017 by ilsteam

In Moody vs. CSX Transp., Inc., No. 07-cv-6398P, (W.D.N.Y. Sept., 2017), the United States District Court for the Western District of New York called Defendant CSX Transportation’s Court found defendants’ actions unfathomable and they did not uphold their duties under the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. The trial court dismissed Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss, leaving …

Posted on October 25th, 2017 by ilsteam

The opinion in Brown vs. City of Ferguson, No. 4:15-cv-00831-ERW, (E.D. Mo., 2017) examined the question of whether public and “private” communications on social media are treated differently for purposes of discovery. On January 4, 2017, the Court ordered Plaintiffs to disclose all social media of Plaintiffs and Michael Brown Jr. for the five years …

Posted on October 23rd, 2017 by ilsteam

In Matthews v. J & J Service Solutions, No. 16-621-BAJ-EWD, (M. D. Louisiana, 2017), the court examined multiple motions to compel Plaintiff to respond to Defendant’s discovery requests. In September of 2016, Plaintiff, Dana Matthews (“Plaintiff”) filed a Complaint against Defendant alleging employment discrimination and retaliatory discharge. Plaintiff alleges that during the course of a …

Posted on September 22nd, 2017 by ilsteam

Machine translation is an essential tool for many businesses and organizations in today’s world. We work with people who speak different languages, especially in cases where operations have been outsourced to foreign countries. In other cases, important documents need to be translated. It would be difficult or impossible to conduct some operations without machine translation …

Posted on September 22nd, 2017 by ilsteam

The free machine translation site Translate.com is in hot water after Norway’s state-run oil company Statoil discovered that confidential data the company entered into the site has become searchable through Google and Microsoft search engines. The company found that its workforce reduction plans, dismissal letters, contracts, and other sensitive information – all of which had been …