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Email tracking software may violate the rules of professional conduct

All mass email marketing companies use some form of tracking software that allows the company to see if and when the email was opened and if it was forwarded to anyone. Now several states legal ethics panels, including New York, Illinois, Pennsylvania and Alaska, have recently determined that the use of that kind of tracking softwar ... (full story)


Akron company has GDPR compliance tool

The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is live as of May 25. In this third column on these regs, we look at an Akron company that seems positioned to make a huge splash in helping companies conform to these new data privacy laws.
Remember—failure to conform to the GDPR can result in company-killing fines. ... (full story)


How to use text messaging for client communications

Text messaging can be a quick, precise and convenient way to communicate with clients. IMHO, texting (not while driving) can be easier and better than using email blasts or social media.
Texting has been replacing emailing and telephone calling for a long time. Personally, I tell everyone I give my number to that texting me is th ... (full story)


OSBA joins forces with voice activated time tracking app Tali

The Ohio State Bar Association has been on the front line of legal technology since there was such a thing—from being the original developers of Lexis-Nexis to developing Casemaker, and now to offering a suite of practice management apps to its members.
“As the largest legal network in the state of Ohio, we work to s ... (full story)


GDPR compliance documents with a click

Doing business in Europe? Want to save a million bucks?
The General Data Protection Regulation goes into effect in Europe on May 25. If you recall, the GDPR is a very tight new privacy regulation that will be in effect throughout the entire European Union, including Britain.
Any lawyer or any other party that wants to do busi ... (full story)