[Libre-soc-dev] 3d gpu business plan

Cole Poirier colepoirier at gmail.com
Tue Dec 29 17:42:00 GMT 2020

On Tuesday, December 29, 2020, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton <lkcl at lkcl.net>

> On Tue, Dec 29, 2020 at 4:25 PM Cole Poirier <colepoirier at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > I’m not happy to sign NDAs, your great dislike for them has influenced me
> > heavily.
> it's when they're used for exploitation and entrapment that i'm unhappy.

Yeah that’s where I came to below as well.

> > That is unless the NDA is limited in scope to “don’t blab about
> > our planned products” or something along those lines.
> it'll be something like that, yes.  investors will get very upset and
> start suing if you break commercial confidence that affects their
> ability to get a return on investment because you revealed
> confidential details of customer lists to a competitor for example.

Yeah that’s a justified and appropriate use. Happy to sign that kind of
NDA, a lot less happy to sign one that’s about the technology and technical
knowledge itself, as that’s been the whole point of the project.


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