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According to state records, all TradeNet employees, including non-Scientologists, are required to take courses on the management and ethics principles of L. Ron Hubbard, Scientology's founder. Scientologists say the courses are secular.
In addition, records show, company officials kept church officials in Clearwater abreast of developments at TradeNet. This included the use of "knowledge reports," a method used by Scientologists to keep the church apprised of "hidden suppression, infiltration, subversion or corruption."