The business world is littered with the carcasses of companies which, after they shared their confidential information and trade secrets with a non-competitor, such as their client, supplier, or vendor, were undercut by that party, who all of a sudden realized that they could profit from the information by cutting out the middle-man.
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Earlier this month, a financial advisor at Morgan Stanley copied information of 350,000 of the company’s wealth management clients. A few days later, a sample data from 900