I normally side with the employee, but in this case, their actions definately indicate a high level of premeditated criminal activity.
If it were just taking information that you personnally developed, I could see some leeway, but this is an excessive act.
I think those involved at AMD and the people at NVIDIA that aided and abetted this IP theft should be punished.
Just my opinion.
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