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  •  Yes, we need multiple corporate wedge issues ... (4+ / 0-)

    ... the challenge is maintaining a coherent "we" to be driving the corporate wedge issues that is itself not subject to being co-opted by the corporations.

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    by BruceMcF on Thu Jun 13, 2013 at 03:00:37 AM PDT

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    •  I don't see an issues with tradesecrets and gov't (1+ / 0-)
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      surveillance. The evaluation of whether protection for a tradesecret is extinguished because the tradesecret was disclosed to a person or entity outside of the company is common judge-made law; meaning, there's a lot of room for judges to use equity in their evaluations and few hardline rules. I see a zero percent liklihood that a defendant could raise government surveilance as a defense and expect to succeed.

      On your broader conversation about corporations and positive social changes, the insurance industry has been advocating for climate change legislation for years. I'm waiting for them to get into lobbying on firearms. I'm sure the insurance lobby would love a policy that required all gun owners to buy their products, and for that matter, I would to.

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