Under this constant threat of subversion from within, software industry leaders often descend into suspicion and madness, seeing empire-toppling threats where none exist. "Only the paranoid survive" is a computer industry mantra for a reason. Non-disclosure agreements, non-compete clauses, lie detector tests, water-dunking trails: internal witch-hunts are common, and more than one company has gone to extreme measures to root out even the barest hint of dissent.

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