CIA tape destruction offers cautionary tale for CIOs

Tuesday, 11 December 2007, 12:45 AM EST

The recent revelation that the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency destroyed videotapes of interrogations of two terrorist suspects may offer a timely reminder for CIOs at private companies in the U.S. tasked with electronic evidence preservation rules since last December.

The e-discovery rules -- amendments to U.S. courts' Federal Rules of Civil Procedure -- don't apply to the CIA. But the agency's decision to destroy videotapes showing harsh interrogation techniques may show private companies how not to handle evidence, some e-discovery experts said.

At Computerworld.

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