and who in the right mind would buy a car with wheel sensors?
Any of your peers who subscribe to the "If you have nothing to hide, you have nothing to fear" mantra.
If he makes it work, the original "respected" designer will jump in and claim all the credit....No-win situation. Leave now.
Well, that all depends really. Is he receiving a paycheck in the process?
Little known fact about Middle Earth: The Hobbits had a very sophisticated computer network! It was a Tolkien Ring...