Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Monday June 08, 2015

Deleting Your Browser History Could Land You In Court

It is sad to see something that was intended to combat corporate accounting scandals slowly morph into something that is used like this.

The Sarbanes-Oxley Act is to blame. Initially it was created to combat corporate accounting scandals, like those of Enron and Worldcom in the late 1990s. Fast forward to today. The law has become the basis for prosecuting individuals who delete their browser history if that browser history is considered evidence in a federal trial.