A little while ago, I spoke at the Corporate e-Discovery Forum, where you find the legal experts who deal with electronic discovery. These folks really got the Total Recall message: “this is coming, and we’d better start getting ready,” said one attendee. Already, this community is beginning to grapple with how much the law should protect the privacy of one’s e-memories. I noticed this quote in a paper they were discussing about facebook and e-discovery:
The law in this area is just beginning to unfold. Its evolution will say a lot about who and what we are.