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    Beans - Cooler Master admit act of espionage against Antec

    Two words spring to mind... which perhaps ironically both hail from France - 'espionage' and 'dilettante'
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    Re: Beans - Cooler Master admit act of espionage against Antec

    Doesn't make sense. If it was private and invite only, wouldn't invite recipients have to confirm their attendance so the door list could be accurate?

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    Re: Beans - Cooler Master admit act of espionage against Antec

    Storm in a mini itx case.

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    Re: Beans - Cooler Master admit act of espionage against Antec

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    Re: Beans - Cooler Master admit act of espionage against Antec

    Am I alone in thinking this isn't a big deal. I thought companies watched each other all the time.
    It's not like they snuck into their R&D, this was a meeting with none antec people, how did they know one of them wouldn't go to coolermaster or zalman or lian li with some of the info?
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    Re: Beans - Cooler Master admit act of espionage against Antec

    Quote Originally Posted by llololloy View Post
    how did they know one of them wouldn't go to coolermaster or zalman or lian li with some of the info?
    It's called a Non-Disclosure Agreement, or NDA, and they're legally binding. Breaking one generally means you can say goodbye to whatever relationship you had with a company, and find yourself in significant difficulty dealing with almost any other company. Nobody wants to work with someone who might leak information to competitors.

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    Re: Beans - Cooler Master admit act of espionage against Antec

    I understand that, but I'm sure people take bribes. Wouldn't necessarily get back to antec. I just didn't think it was a big deal.
    Maybe I'm just jaded in my old age and think everyone is up to something dodgy.
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