Hobson’s choice

Questions have arisen regarding your practice of collecting a lot of information.  Legislators are considering new legislation; potential litigants abound.

You are running out of secure storage space, either because of availability or because of cost constraints.  So, do you stop collecting the information on an ongoing basis (even though the jury is still out, so to speak, on whether it is legal for you to collect it) or do you start deleting the old information?  Or just get more money from the shareholders to cover infinite storage space? Is there a litigation hold in place?

“NSA Weighs Retaining Data for Suits,” Wall Street Journal, February 20, 2014 A4 http://on.wsj.com/1dS7mxF

Cost constraints on keeping data that may be relevant to a legal case? Welcome to the party.

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