The Boston Diaries

The ongoing saga of a programmer who doesn't live in Boston, nor does he even like Boston, but yet named his weblog/journal “The Boston Diaries.”

Go figure.

Wednesday, January 19, 2000

“If I tell you what I do, I have to kill you … ”

Employers are taking a harder line. They're making anyone they do business with sign contracts promising not to share company secrets. They're meeting with employees to explain exactly what should remain confidential. Some, like Starbucks, are telling even entry-level hires that they may have to abide by agreements barring them from joining competitors if they quit.

USA Today article on corporate secrets

Just a part of the plan to corporate serfdom. Not that I'm paranoid (then again, I don't work at Starbucks either).

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