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Source code protection--- help please!!!!


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#1 Amanda389

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Posted 10 November 2015 - 02:15 AM

Hi everyone.

My friend and I have a tech start up and are on the verge of hiring our first employee. The employee will have extensive coding experience and will be the one ultimately to code and program the entire website.

As neither one of us has IT background and the candidate will know this too, is there a way we can protect this code? (For example, something out there that we can make the code reliant on so without the something else, she can't operate the code) Or a way we can prevent any modification or transfer of code without our authority Please assist us! Any advice or suggestion is helpful and will be greatly appreciated!!!



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#2 RolandJS

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Posted 10 November 2015 - 03:26 PM

Check with a Trademark authority.  Along with getting a Trademark, it's a matter of day by day trusting one another.  Take time to learn bits and pieces of what the coder is doing, appreciate, and stay interested.


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Posted 11 November 2015 - 09:42 AM

Talk to a lawyer. 


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Posted 11 November 2015 - 04:48 PM

I would share your concern about entering a situation like that.

If I couldn't learn to understand the code I would probably want to hire a company to produce it for me, buy something off-the-shelf or maybe try to get a friend to do it for me.

Edited by palerider2, 11 November 2015 - 04:49 PM.





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