Metadata isn’t something that most lawyers spend a lot of time thinking about. Many probably don’t know what it is, or that it can easily hurt them and/or their clients.
According to Wikipedia.com, the free, open-source encyclopedia, the basic definition of metadata is data about data, or information about information. For those who have trouble with that, try the so-called “sophisticated” definition, which states metadata is “structured, encoded data that describe characteristics of information-bearing entities to aid in the identification, discovery, assessment and management of the described entities.”
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