IT Unready for New Rules on Electronic Evidence. "As Dec. 1 deadline looms, survey finds some ignorant of new requirements.
Many companies don’t appear to be prepared for new federal rules slated to take effect Dec. 1 for electronic discovery of documents in civil cases, according to a survey conducted this month by Computerworld. About 32% of 170 IT managers and staffers surveyed said they aren’t prepared to meet the requirements of the federal edict, 11% said they are somewhat prepared, while 42% said they don’t know the status of their companies’ preparation. . . "