Noncompete clauses and related employment agreements are indentured servitude.

Noncompetes epitomize MLK’s “socialism for the rich and rugged individualism for the poor.” They’re a way for employers to operate in a command economy where the power of the state can be mobilized against uppity workers who dare to seek a better deal…. “

— Cory Doctorow, How workers get trapped by “bondage fees”

Mitch W @MitchW