Lucas123 writes "At high IT costs, courts and regulators are increasingly pushing companies to produce stored e-mail documents on demand or face penalties. For example, Intel was recently fined for not archiving e-mails and Best Buy was caught falsifying e-mails related to a class-action lawsuit, according to a Computerworld story. 'You find corporate officials making admissions in e-mail that you would not find anywhere else, and a lot of the time, they forget they made those admissions.'" Link to Original Source
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