Chapter: The Use of Spies 13.7
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Hence the use of spies, of whom there are five classes: (1) Local spies; (2) inward spies; (3) converted spies; (4) doomed spies; (5) surviving spies.

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There are five ways to spy, as described in the paragraphs below.

Spying in business can border on unethical and easily cross the line. It can also become illegal. Having said this, gaining information on competitors in legal ways that are within company rules can give a significant advantage.