Sorry, folks, no cheeky title here – this is serious business. Theft of trade secrets is a significant threat to businesses, and the country’s economic growth – by some estimates, trade secret theft and economic espionage cost the U.S. economy tens, and perhaps even hundreds, of billions of dollars each year (see https://www.fbi.gov/news/testimony/combating-economic-espionage-and-trade-secret-theft). On the federal level, the primary weapon against such theft has been the Economic Espionage Act. The Economic Espionage Act had a significant shortcoming, however – it only allowed for criminal and civil action to be taken by the federal government. The actual victims of trade secret […]
From http://www.barcampboston.org/ The event is free and open to anyone, but you don’t just attend a BarCamp — you can host or participate in discussions, demo your projects, and meet other techie, geeky people like you. BarCamp Boston topics include: technology, marketing, food-science, startups, sci-fi, development, social media, gadgets, communities, design, hardware hacking, UI design, entrepreneurship, AJAX, open source software, robotics, art, mobile computing, bioinformatics, RSS, social software, programming languages, the future of technology, and much, much more!