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    The Burden of eDiscovery Proof Shifts to IT

    Despite the increased number of regulations and a judicial system that is becoming more IT savvy, more than half of 2,000 worldwide organizations surveyed by Applied Research on behalf of Symantec are not prepared to cope with any sort of legal request for access to certain documents.

    At the same time, courts around the world are not accepting pleas of undue burden based on the fact that documents are too hard to find, which means the weight of complying with any legal request is now squarely on the shoulders of the IT department.

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    Click through for findings from an eDiscovery study conducted by Symantec.

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    Looking for files and documents most often.

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    The larger the company, the more control they generally have.

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    An ounce of legal prevention.

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    No legal defense either.

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