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Computer forensics is the practice of identifying, extracting and considering evidence from digital media such as computer hard drives. [[Digital evidence]] is both fragile and volatile and requires the attention of a certified specialist to ensure that materials of evidentiary value can be effectively isolated and extracted in a scientific manner that will bear the scrutiny of a court of law.
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License: have we even discussed a license yet?  Who chose it?  I'm not terribly opposed to a 3-clause BSD, but...? - [[User:RB|RB]] 00:39, 30 October 2008 (UTC)
Computer forensics is not to be confused with the more generic term of 'forensic computing', which refers to the analysis and study of all types of digital media and materials - whether they be of a computing or telecommunication nature. Computer forensics, in a strict sense, applies specifically to the evaluation of computers and data storage or data processing devices.
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== External Links ==
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[[User:Joachim Metz|Joachim]] I prefer the LPGL it's restricts the usage of the code somewhat more. When its integrated in other (closed source) tooling which is published, they must publish that the tool uses this code.
  
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Computer_forensics Wikipedia: Computer forensics]
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:: LGPL?
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:: [[User:.FUF|.FUF]] 19:40, 31 October 2008 (UTC)
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:: [[User:Joachim Metz|Joachim]] GNU Library or "Lesser" General Public License (LGPL) (http://www.opensource.org/licenses/alphabetical)
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:::: ''Joachim I prefer the LPGL'' :) [[User:.FUF|.FUF]] 19:51, 31 October 2008 (UTC)
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:::::: [[User:Joachim Metz|Joachim]] To quote Homer Simpson "Doh!"
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:: Agreed.  I sit on the fence between BSD and GPL: the business half of me agrees that open licensing should place as few restrictions or qualifications as possible, whereas the idealist/OSS side wants to ensure the project's freedom.  The LGPL is a more reasonable balance, encouraging widespread use but ensuring modifications' freedom. [[User:RB|RB]] 16:59, 1 November 2008 (UTC)
  
*[http://www.wikicrimeline.co.uk/index.php?title=Digital_evidence WikiCrimeLine Digital evidence]
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== Consolidation ==
  
*[http://www.wikicrimeline.co.uk/index.php?title=Computer_forensics WikiCrimeLine]: Computer forensics
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We've got a '''lot''' of good ideas here, but in interest of not stepping on anyone's toes, it's getting rather disjointed and hard to read.  Is anyone willing to (or allow me to) try to consolidate them into some sort of coherency?  I'd like at least one of the admins ([[User:.FUF|FUF]] or [[User:Simsong|Simsong]] to concur before anyone moves forward.  I know the wiki way is to just let it grow, but even watching each addition I'm starting to have trouble visualizing where we are.

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License: have we even discussed a license yet? Who chose it? I'm not terribly opposed to a 3-clause BSD, but...? - RB 00:39, 30 October 2008 (UTC)

Joachim I prefer the LPGL it's restricts the usage of the code somewhat more. When its integrated in other (closed source) tooling which is published, they must publish that the tool uses this code.

LGPL?
.FUF 19:40, 31 October 2008 (UTC)
Joachim GNU Library or "Lesser" General Public License (LGPL) (http://www.opensource.org/licenses/alphabetical)
Joachim I prefer the LPGL :) .FUF 19:51, 31 October 2008 (UTC)
Joachim To quote Homer Simpson "Doh!"
Agreed. I sit on the fence between BSD and GPL: the business half of me agrees that open licensing should place as few restrictions or qualifications as possible, whereas the idealist/OSS side wants to ensure the project's freedom. The LGPL is a more reasonable balance, encouraging widespread use but ensuring modifications' freedom. RB 16:59, 1 November 2008 (UTC)

Consolidation

We've got a lot of good ideas here, but in interest of not stepping on anyone's toes, it's getting rather disjointed and hard to read. Is anyone willing to (or allow me to) try to consolidate them into some sort of coherency? I'd like at least one of the admins (FUF or Simsong to concur before anyone moves forward. I know the wiki way is to just let it grow, but even watching each addition I'm starting to have trouble visualizing where we are.