The only thing we know about the future is that it is going to be different.
The laws that relate to the use of email as evidence are not only complicated but also depend on the sector in which you work (public or private) and where your business is located. For example, in the UK public sector, the Freedom of Information Act plays an important role. In the USA, many businesses and public bodies are regulated by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.
This chapter provides a brief overview of: