Ever email a document to your home email account? What about transferring some specs to your iPad so you can study them on your flight? Did you delete them when you were done with them?
You probably answered yes, yes, and no. Intellectual property is so easily transferred from device to device that we don’t think about it being property the same way our office chair is property. When someone quits a job, they wouldn’t think about packing up their desk and filing cabinet and hauling it out to the parking lot. And if someone did, I bet you’d try to stop them. (“Hey, Joe! Put the desk down!”)
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