Using iPhone Location Data in Discovery

Remember the “news” that our smartphones are tracking user locations and storing them in files on the phone? ¬†

This article discusses how the iPhone accumulates and stores location data — and how it can be obtained by lawyers in civil cases.

Originally published in the Trial Advocate Quarterly, Volume 30, Number 3, Summer 2011.  Download Using iPhone Location Data in Discovery.

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