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July 30th, 2007

More On iPhone Battery Issue and Attorney Ethics

I previously discussed how the iPhone might present an ethical problem for attorneys since the phone must be surrendered to Apple for servicing of the battery. This is a problem for confidential information that might be stored on it if the battery dies without giving the user the chance to purge sensitive information. This makes the phone analogous to a laptop, but one that can’t be serviced by your IT department or trusted friend.

Some related follow-up:

(Full disclosure: I am a longtime Mac user and Apple shareholder)

File this under attorney ethics.

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