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NY St. Bar Ass’n Approves Gmail Use Despite Contextual Ad Scanning

Source | 2017-06-26T18:37:57+00:00 Sep 14th, 2008|Categories: LegalEthics, Post|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on NY St. Bar Ass’n Approves Gmail Use Despite Contextual Ad Scanning

The New York State Bar Association concluded that lawyers could use gmail and comply with the duty of confidentiality despite the fact that email is ‘scanned’ by Google to place contextual ads. The committee warned that this sort of unthinking, automated review was proper, but not human review. N.Y. St. B. Ass’n. Comm. Prof. Eth. Op. 820 (Feb. 8, 2008).