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In addition to the accepted answer: After Tony announced that Stark Industries was exiting weapons production he was ousted as CEO by his own Board of Directors, who secured an injunction to lock him out. Tony owned a controlling interest in the company, and eventually would have been able to prevail in a dispute with the board, but at that moment he was ...


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Machavity’s point #1 is a good explanation, but I don’t think point #2 is on the money. Although VPNs might not have been as common in 2008, remote access was definitely well established. I was personally using ssh as far back as 1999 for remote access to my employer’s computers, and an ISDN connection as far back as 1995—and I’m no billionaire. Tony Stark ...


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Tony did not want to tip his hand to Obadiah Stane that he was suspicious of him. Obadiah had been cordial up to that point (and given that Obadiah tries to kill him afterward, Tony's fears would have been well founded). Since Tony was not a frequent visitor to the building where Obadiah's office was located, and Pepper was, it made more sense for her to go. ...


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