Mitch Jackson

Lawyer at 2013 California Litigation Lawyer of the Year

Feds Alert: Do Not Delete Your Company Slack and Signal Chat Records Recent directives from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) have spotlighted a pressing issue: the preservation of digital communications, particularly through ephemeral messaging applications like Slack, Signal, and Google Chat. The Securities and Exchange Commission has begun imposing penalties on firms that demonstrate a casual attitude towards maintaining records of their employees' chat histories. This regulatory body has issued fines totaling $2.7 billion to over 40 companies for carrying out business communications through unofficial channels, such as WhatsApp. Read my new post...