Friday, August 17, 2007, 8/17/2007 02:07:00 PM

FTC Continues To Drop Ball in Whole Foods Trade Secrets Matter

By Todd
The blog SeekingAlpha reports that the troubles continue for the FTC in its attempt to redact confidential information in the Whole Foods/Wild Oats debacle. Apparently, the FTC filed a redacted Word document where the FTC just blacked out the formerly offending trade secret releases. Due to the fact that the filings were in Word format, the user could simply delete the blacked out sections with their cursor and read everything anew. We imagine the judge is going to have some interesting comments regarding how seriously the FTC is considering the existing court orders.
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