Trade Secrets And Dissemination In The Internet Age

Secret information may be traded via the Internet by electronic mail as well as other means such as file transfer protocol or (FTP). The dissemination of trade secret information destroys its status as a trade secret, because then it will no longer be “secret.” The cases involving the publication of the means for defeating encryption technology as well as other technology has raised red flags on the maintenance of trade secrets in the Internet age.

The following questions have been addressed in this article:

What can companies do to protect trade secrets?
How can a company enforce its trade secret rights?

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