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Ethics paper goes to print!

Roux B and Falgoust M – “Ethical Issues Raised by Methods of Data Acquisition for Research in Digital Forensics” is now in print in Vol 21, No 1 in the Journal of Information Ethics ( – I got my author’s

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First 2012 Discere Dev Update

My work on Discere continues. PST files have been supported for a while now, but lotus notes is the other half of the corporate email coin. Unfortunately, there are no cross platform open source libraries which support LotusNotes NSF files

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Discere Dev Update

Discere is approaching a usable alpha release. I just need to add support for zip/jar/tar/etc archives, and incorporate my prior PST handler from black friar, then add rudimentary document tagging. Spreadsheets are still a bane – I don’t know what

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Moving forward is never an easy decision, but sometimes we outgrow what we have, and must move to something new. For me, it is time to move on from Venue Docket. I have been at Venue for over five years

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NOPA Slides June 2011

I gave a presentation to the New Orleans Paralegal Association for their June 2011 meeting. The presentation was on differences between reality and crime genre movies and television shows like NCIS, CSI, Numb3rs, etc. The presentation contains a number of

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