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I was recently asked the question, Can eDiscovery systems prove the integrity of the email that they discover? If so, how? Email differs from loose files in that emails are contained within a database such as Microsoft Exchange or IBM Lotus Notes.  Loose files are typically hashed using a mathematical algorithm that can show that the data on a system and the data captured are the same but each message in a mailbox does not directly correlate to a single file that could be hashed.  In some cases, mailboxes are…

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In recent months I have submitted a variety of suggestions for improvement to the Gmail system. I figured I would blog about those suggestions to see if others would benefit from them as well. Importing I find myself using Gmail for everything. The Gmail search features are fantastic, but I can only search back to the point when I first opened the account a few years ago. I have many archived messages that I have received over the years at other accounts that I would love to import into Gmail…

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Alan Ralsky, the "SPAM King" and one of the largest spammers in the world, was jailed by the Department of Justice last month. The Detroit News said the following: "Warrants unsealed last week revealed that agents in September seized computers, laptops, financial records and disks from the 8,000-square-foot home of Alan M. Ralsky. The $750,000 West Bloomfield mini-mansion was built off profits from the 100 million electronic offers for everything from Botox to mortgages that Ralsky sends every day."   - DetNews It is rumored that he will rat out many…

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I am happy about the new features added to MSN Spaces, but I am unhappy that I had to reset my profile information. So far none of my book pictures show up from Amazon. The latest feature I am taking advantage of is the email posting to my blog. Now I can just type entries in my email and have them posted immediately. This is so much easier for me. Maybe you will see more posts from now on and maybe not. Teaching is keeping me very busy and I…

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I was using Gmail the other day and I noticed that the ads kicked in. I did not have ads on my account for a long time. They are not annoying or anything. They sit on the right side of the screen and they are related to the content of your emails. This caused some controversy when Google first said they would target ads based on email content because people did not want their messages scanned. It does not bother me. I certainly want to protect my privacy but email…

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