Google sued for trade secret theft

by admin June 25, 2008 at 2:18 pm

Every once in a while you will hear about a virtually unknown company launching a massive (in terms of dollars) attack on a well-known company. Such is the case with LimitNone, who has launched a lawsuit against Google, demanding $1 billion in damages for the search giant both backing out of a deal and supposedly “misappropriating” trade secrets.

The software in question they are upset over is Google Apps, and even more in particular gMove, an import tool provided for people coming from Outlook. It seems that originally LimitNone was developing such a tool, and was receiving help from Google in deploying and selling it.

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