From: Central Texas
It is called house rules.
Do not use it.
Certainly. But, without having an option to disable tech trading built into the game, the AI players can still trade tech even if you do not. Personally, I never sell tech, but sometimes I buy it, especially with space stations that are in alien territory, causing bad karma diplomatically....heheheheheheh......
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