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Spoliation refers to the deletion of data or records that could be used as evidence in a trial. In modern litigation, spoliation of digital evidence is a significant concern.
So what can be done if digital evidence - emails, text messages, security footage, location tracking information - suddenly goes missing? Can it be recovered?
We spoke to Allegra Carpenter, whose article on the subject - "Spoliation in the Digital Age" - was published earlier this year in Trial Magazine. She explains what happens if someone tries to erase or hide digital data, and how it could potentially be recovered.
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