Evidentiary Challenges: Social media, the Dark Web, and Admissibility
Digital evidence gathered through a traditional investigation – e.g. imaging a mobile device – is well understood. Nowadays it is more likely that evidence will be gathered from multiple remote systems which are not under the control of the investigators. We will take a look at two categories of remote evidence: social media, and the dark web. We will also examine two interesting cases: the Target store credit card breach; and the civil case of Fero v Excellus Health Plan, Inc.