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Timing of mosquito season influences calculation of damages in breach of confidence case

The timing of the mosquito season in two African countries helped a mosquito net manufacturer avoid liability for damages owed for accelerated entry into market of a product developed using a rival's confidential information. 24 Oct 2014

Staff 'ignorance of BYOD policies' compromising corporate data, research suggests

Corporate data is being exposed to security risks by the ignorance of UK staff about employers' policies on the use of personal devices for work, according to new research. 22 Oct 2014

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