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    While attending a class at a University, you find a satchel (briefcase) in front of a vending machine. The satchel contains a chemical formula which you recognize at once to be the cure for all known strains of the common cold AND also contains schematics and other digital representations of an innovative device to deliver the wonder cure formula.

    What do you do?

    What are the implications of your response?

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    First, I would search the satchel for any identifying information such as a card or phone number because ultimately I would want to return the contents to the owner who lost it. If I could not find the owner, I would try to see if campus security could help me somehow identify the owner via a camera or other device as just putting it into lost and found would ...

    Solution Summary

    Ethics of keeping stolen IP is determined.