NSA spying negates attorney-client privilege

Revelations about US and UK intelligence agencies’ global Internet surveillance campaigns have highlighted the need for lawyers to take further steps to secure client data using more robust encryption technologies.

Why giving legal advice on Twitter is a bad idea

Karl Schuler is an attorney in Johannesburg who solicited legal questions to answer on Twitter using the Twitter account @TweetMyAttorney. I picked up on this through Jessica McDonald’s tweet about the profile and mentioned that the Law Society would probably have a difficulty with Schuler’s invitation to members of the public to submit legal questions.Continue reading “Why giving legal advice on Twitter is a bad idea”