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Are Google’s Confidentiality Agreements Illegal?

A current Google Inc. employee has sued the tech giant over its rules for protecting confidential information, alleging they prohibit workers from whistleblowing or even just complaining to their spouse about their boss. Employment lawyers say that if the allegations in the complaint are true — a big if, of course — Google’s rules may well be overly restrictive.

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A current Google Inc. employee has sued the tech giant over its rules for protecting confidential information, alleging they prohibit workers from whistleblowing or even just complaining to their spouse about their boss. Employment lawyers say that if the allegations in the complaint are true — a big if, of course — Google’s rules may well be overly restrictive.

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