Former employee who sold firm’s databases on eBay found guilty of database rights infringement reports:

A man who sold databases belonging to a former employer on eBay has been found guilty of database rights infringement.

The High Court also found the man who purchased the databases, and the woman who subsequently marketed them for sale to others, guilty of database rights infringement.

The employee, referred to as ‘Mr Wall’ in the High Court’s judgment, admitted to using login details he was given whilst employed by Executive Grapevine International Limited (Grapevine) to access Grapevine’s database after he had left his employment at the firm.


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