Politico: National Archives warned Trump White House to preserve documents

Politico: National Archives warned Trump White House to preserve documents. “National Archives officials have periodically warned White House lawyers that the Trump administration needs to follow document preservation laws, according to people familiar with the conversations and emails reviewed by POLITICO. The White House legally must preserve all presidential records, which are given to the National Archives after the president leaves office and are used for historical records. The documents that must be preserved include written memos, emails, speeches, record logs and more.”

BW: TWITTER INVESTIGATION INITIATED by Former Louisiana Attorney General: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates the Officers and Directors of Twitter, Inc. – TWTR (PRESS RELEASE)

BusinessWire: TWITTER INVESTIGATION INITIATED by Former Louisiana Attorney General: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates the Officers and Directors of Twitter, Inc. – TWTR (PRESS RELEASE). “Former Attorney General of Louisiana, Charles C. Foti, Jr., Esq., a partner at the law firm of Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC (‘KSF’), announces that KSF has commenced an investigation into Twitter, Inc. (NYSE: TWTR). Since early 2015, the Company has misrepresented its performance to shareholders by publicly ignoring vital user engagement metrics measuring its financial health and profitability while boosting expectations.”

The Cavalier Daily: Law Library digitizes original legal texts Jefferson chose for U.Va.

The Cavalier Daily: Law Library digitizes original legal texts Jefferson chose for U.Va.. “The University’s School of Law’s library is digitizing the 336 legal texts catalogued by the University librarian in 1828. The project, which began digitization in May, will create a virtual library where users can scroll through the ‘shelves,’ view high-resolution images of the book spines and reach bibliographical essays about each text.”

Gizmodo: Justice Department Drops Request for Names of People Who ‘Liked’ Anti-Trump Facebook Page

Gizmodo: Justice Department Drops Request for Names of People Who ‘Liked’ Anti-Trump Facebook Page. “In a court hearing today, the Department of Justice dropped its request for the names of an estimated 6,000 people who ‘liked’ a Facebook page about an Inauguration Day protest, the American Civil Liberties Union said. The ACLU challenged several warrants related to protests against President Trump’s inauguration on Friday, one of which included the search, claiming they were over-broad.”

The Next Web: Shop owner’s takedown of Google leads to new consumer protection law in Colombia

The Next Web: Shop owner’s takedown of Google leads to new consumer protection law in Colombia. “A Colombian shop owner fought for his rights against Google. The small-scale furniture seller recently won a court battle with Google after failing to silence an anonymous blogger who spread false accusations, shattering his online reputation.”

BBC: Social media data shared by spy agencies

BBC: Social media data shared by spy agencies. “UK spy agencies are collecting citizens’ social media and medical data, a court has heard. The details emerged in a case brought by Privacy International, looking at the legality of mass data collection. It said it was concerned that the information could have been shared with foreign governments and corporate partners. The body which oversees UK surveillance did not know that highly sensitive data was being shared, it emerged.”

The Register: Dying! Yahoo! loses! fight! to! lock! dead! man’s! dead! account!

The Register: Dying! Yahoo! loses! fight! to! lock! dead! man’s! dead! account! . “Yahoo! may be compelled to hand over the contents of a dead man’s email account to his surviving family, Massachusetts’s top court has ruled. On Monday, the US state’s supreme struck down an earlier ruling in the Purple Palace’s favor in a case regarding the estate of John Ajemian, who was killed at the age of 43 in a bike accident in 2006.”