From the Oregon Business Report —
“A recent case out of Massachusetts held that, as a matter of law, in the absence of a confidentiality agreement (or a formal confidentiality policy), an independent contractor was free to disclose a company’s trade secrets, including customer names, pricing information, business processes and work flow patterns, information about business relationships with other companies, and accounting records….”
Read the full story at Can an Independent Contractor share your trade secrets?
- Do Small Businesses Need NDAs? (legalzoom.com)