Ceglia v. Zuckerberg et al
DECLARATION signed by Robert Gianadda re 188 MOTION for Sanctions Notice of Motion for Sanctions for Spoliation of Evidence by Defendants filed by Paul D. Ceglia. (Attachments: # 1 Certificate of Service)(Boland, Dean)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK
PAUL D. CEGLIA,
Civil Action No. : 1:10-cv-00569-RJA
MARK ELLIOT ZUCKERBERG, Individually, and
ROBERT GIANADDA, submits this declaration and hereby declares under
penalty of perjury and pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 1746 and under the laws of the
United States that the following is true and correct:
I make this declaration upon personal knowledge.
I am a certiﬁed videographer through the American Guild of Court
That certiﬁcation involves a training course and test administered at the
end of the course.
That certiﬁcation covers laws governing videos,
depositions along with the proper way to document legal proceedings.
I have held that certiﬁcation since 2005.
I have videotaped a wide variety of events related to legal proceedings
examinations and depositions.
I also do post-accident photography including medical photography.
I have been hired by speciﬁc parties in cases and also hired jointly by both
parties in other cases as I was in this case.
My role in this case was that of a disinterested third party documenting the
events on video.
I was retained by both parties in this case, with half of my fee paid by each
party, to document on video the examination of the Facebook Contract at
the offices of Harris Beach law ﬁrm in Buffalo New York, from July 14, 2011
through July 19, 2011.
10. I was also the videographer for the events taking place in Chicago, Illinois
on July 25, 2011.
11. I was also the videographer for the events taking place back at the offices
of Harris Beach on August 27, 2011.
12. Paul Argentieri spoke to me the morning of July 14, 2011 before the
documents were removed from the envelope that he had in his possession.
13. Paul Argentieri said to me as he placed the two documents on the table of
the conference room words to the effect of “this is the two page document”
and then, “this is the six page document.”
14. I was standing approximately three feet from the documents as they were
laid out on the conference room table.
15. I observed the documents both with my eyes unaided by the video camera
and through the lens of the video camera.
16. I did not notice anything out of the ordinary regarding the documents.
17. They looked like white documents, eight total white pages.
18. I recorded the video for this case onto a Secure Digital Memory Card.
19. I downloaded that video footage on to my computer and transferred it
directly to a DVD disk.
20. No processing, editing, or any other software was used on this video at any
I hereby and hereby declare under penalty of perjury and pursuant to 28
U.S.C. 1746 and under the laws of the United States that the following is true
DATED: November 10, 2011.