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Choc-a-block: AWS sues sales exec for legging it to Google Cloud. Yup, another bitter battle over non-compete clauses

Mage Silver badge
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Crazy

Why are companies allowed to insist on contracts that turn people in serfs or something? Basically be unemployed if you want to leave.

I do agree that people should not be allowed to exploit intellectual property of an employer when they leave, but often that is dishonestly interpreted by the exploitive company.

Even claiming ownership of a client list and forbidding contact can be disingenuous as in many valuable markets all the potential customers are known and who they are currently buying from.

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