Electronic Discovery (E-Discovery) is used by the parties to a law suit, an administrative hearing or an arbitration. In federal and state courts there are rules that specifically require the parties to disclose electronic information that is relevant to the law suit. This electronic information (data) may be stored on a computer hard drive, a flash drive, an e-mail, a cloud, etc.

Cyber-Harassment  involves a communication in an online capacity through an electronic device or through social networking with a purpose to harass another, either through a physical threat to inflict injury or commit a crime against the person, or by conveying indecent and obscene material with the purpose to emotionally harm another.