ESI, or electronically stored information, is all the rage in ediscovery. But there’s a new frontier.
“Cellphone Smudges Yield A Trove of Forensic Data,” The Wall Street Journal, November 15, 2016 A3. It may be possible to recover enough from the smudges on your cellphone to tell a lot about you. Not a fingerprint, yet.
Is a smudge “information”? Skin flakes? Sweat?
How do you govern this? What can you use it for? Can you store it? Delete it?