XML Tags Provide Relief for eDiscovery

By Michael
March 19, 2010

In a civil lawsuit, the plaintiffs try to get as much information through discovery as they can from the defendants in the case, and the defendants try to give their opponents as little information as possible without running afoul of the law. When a plaintiff casts a wide net for information, it’s typically known as a fishing expedition. Fishing expeditions aren’t new, but electronic discovery (eDiscovery) makes them all the more potent. That’s because it is a lot easier to sift through a hard drive stuffed with electronic files than it is to eyeball a truckload of paper documents. Read More …


  1. As a long-standing customer of Autonomy, we have seen the benefits of
    their hosted eDiscovery platform

  2. XML (Extensible Markup Language) is a set of rules for encoding documents in machine-readable form. It is defined in the XML 1.0 Specification[4] produced by the W3C, and several other related specifications, all gratis open standards.[

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