I worked for a Computer repair company for over a year, and quit to start another job. When I resigned, they said that I had signed an agreement not to work for another company with conflict of interest for another 2 years.
I would like to eventually go into business on my own, and in the meantime, want to do similar work on the side as well. I live in California. I've heard that it isn't legal to enforce that agreement in this state. Is this true? Am I free to work on my own, or could their be any legal ramifications? The company I worked for is also based out of California.
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