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Spygate Revisited

I wrote earlier about the potential legal ramifications of Spygate (the New England Patriots taping of defensive signals) and what is now commonly referred to as Spygate II (the New England Patriots taping of a Rams walk-through practice prior to Super Bowl XXXVI) here.

This article over at ESPN indicates that Sen. Arlen Specter’s investigation of the controversy is being stonewalled. According to Specter, the NFL owners are putting up a united front regarding the controversy in order to put it behind them and move on, and that the NFL is putting so many preconditions on the testimony of Matt Walsh (who apparently knows quite a bit about this whole Spygate issue) that Specter believes that he may never testify.

It seems the NFL might be flexing their muscles in the face of ever increasing scrutiny from Congress. We’ll see how it turns out…


February 22, 2008 - Posted by | Intellectual Property, trade secret theft, Trade Secrets | , , , , , , , , ,

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