Metadata. News articles have reported on it. The Florida Bar has issued opinions on the consequences of metadata. Any attorney who has practiced law for any length of time has heard the term. However, many may not really understand all that is embodied by concept. Metadata is essentially data about data. It is information describing and detailing files. Metadata can be defined by the user or generated automatically by an application or operating system. Most users are
John Sawicki is speaking at the Florida Public Defender's Life Over Death conference in Bonita Springs, Florida on September 12. Sawicki's presentation will examine historical and realtime cell records (CSLI), cell phone tracking and law enforcement's Stingray device.