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Social Media Law: Authentication, hearsay and social media

Flotillas of articles discuss authenticating social media. This abundance is a bit surprising. Authentication is a lower bar than other evidentiary hurdles. As the court in State v. Eleck (a leading social media authentication case) wrote: Both courts and commentators have noted that the showing of authenticity is not on a par with the more technical ...