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The e-discovery services market in the U.S. is estimated to exceed $3 billion this year. In the face of tectonic shifts in in-house e-discovery technologies and fierce price competition, many outside law firms and e-discovery vendors are anxious to maintain these revenues and provide many arguments on why companies should continue to outsource their discovery. The problem is that some of these arguments are either misleading or simply not true. (Full disclosure: Contoural does not provide matter-specific e-discovery services; it is sometimes hired to evaluate these providers on behalf of our clients.)