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Should You Sign That NDA?

As an employee, and even more likely as a freelancer or consultant, you may have been asked to sign an NDA. But, should you?

There are the obvious inherently “built-in confidential agreement” positions, i.e., government employee, Human Resources staff, the lawyer-client relationship, the doctor-patient relationship, which already have the expectation of, “Hey, you can’t repeat what you see or hear without consequences.”

Then there are the (somewhat) not so obvious positions — programmers, designers, writers, sales personnel, marketing personnel, real estate personnel, volunteers, and the list can go on.

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