1996 - President Clinton signed Economic
Espionage Act of 1996 into law: 1) criminalized misappropriation
of trade secrets (commercial information, not classified or
national defense information, including conspiracy to
misappropriate trade secrets and subsequent acquisition of
misappropriated trade secrets) with knowledge or intent that
theft will benefit foreign power; 2) criminalized
misappropriation of trade secrets related to or included in
product that is produced for or placed in interstate (including
international) commerce, with knowledge or intent that
misappropriation will injure owner of trade secret;
June 2, 2009 -
Dongfan "Greg" Chung, former engineer for Boeing Co., Rockwell
International for three decades, became first person to stand
trial under Economic Espionage Act; charged with stealing
hundreds of thousands of pages of highly sensitive documents on
U.S. space shuttle, Delta IV rockets, C-17 military troop
transport, relaying secrets to contacts in China.
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Business intelligence United States History; Trade secrets
United States History; Technological innovations United States
History; Piracy (Copyright) United States History; Industrial
property United States History.
Jacques Bergier; translated from the French by
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John J. Fialka (1997).
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Business intelligence--United States; Trade secrets--United
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(New York, NY: Wiley, 479 p.). Business intelligence.
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Business intelligence; Competition, Unfair.
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Finding, Analyzing, and Using Information About Your Competitors.
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The Secret Language of Competitive Intelligence: How To See
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available, think critically about it, convert it into highly
refined intelligence that leads to effective market-based
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Tools, techniques needed
to investigate any business; easier to paint pretty picture than
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Globalized industry begins with Allan Pinkerton, nation′s first
true "private eye, "extends through annals of tycoons, playboys,
presidents, FBI operatives, CEOs, accountants, Cold War
veterans, military personnel; accounts of Howard Hughes′s
private CIA, extensive spying that took place in battle between
two global food companies; interviews with some of world′s top
corporate surveillance experts.
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The Association of Due Diligence
Dates to 1984; founded to provide education,
professional standards and forums as the first professional
association to recognize the evolution of due diligence as a
separate field, discipline and industry. The mission is to
advance the field and discipline of due diligence, and the
practices of professionals dedicated to due diligence success,
through education, standards, certification, research and
support, with infrastructure to support and enable due diligence
at both the global and local scale.
CI Strategies & Tools: Internet
A comprehensive directory of business and industry resources.
"The Internet Intelligence Index is designed to help you gather
competitive intelligence information. It contains links to over
600 intelligence-related Internet sites, covering everything
from macro-economic data to individual patent and stock quote
information." Maintained by the library of Fuld & Company, a
competitive intelligence firm.
Competitive Intelligence: A Selective
Annotated links to websites related to competitive intelligence,
research performed by businesses to learn about their
competitors. Includes search engines, people trackers,
monitoring tools, business news, and related websites.
Society of Competitive Intelligence
SCIP (established in 1986) provides education and networking
opportunities for business professionals working in the rapidly
growing field of competitive intelligence (the legal and ethical
collection and analysis of information regarding the
capabilities, vulnerabilities, and intentions of business
competitors). Many SCIP members have backgrounds in market
research, strategic analysis, or science and technology.
USC Marshall Library: Business Libraries
& Competitive Intelligence Companies