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Examples of prohibited ways and acceptable ways to learn tradesecrets

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 A. Prohibited ways ot learn            
(1) Theft of information
   (2) hacking into computer
   (3) breach of agreement(oral or written)
   (4) wiretapping
   (5) deception or misrepresentation
   (6) searching through the trash of others
   (7) Knowingly accepting misappropriated information from a third party.

B. Acceptable ways to learn
   (1) under the terms and conditions of a contract or agreement
   (2) independent development
   (3) public information on the internet
   (4) trade shows and brochures
   (5) magazines, books
   (6) public presentations
   (7) Governmental files
   (8) using “general skill and knowledge”

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