Share With Care: A Recent Decision Demonstrates the Perils of Sharing Links without Passwords

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PUBLISHED ON: May 5, 2017

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A recent decision from the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia highlights a potential problem with file sharing.

A link to a set of documents that is not password protected can leave those documents vulnerable to disclosure to unintended parties — and may constitute waiver of attorney-client privilege.