Ex-Tesla employees allegedly stole trade secrets in a ridiculously obvious way

Ex-Tesla employees allegedly stole trade secrets in a ridiculously obvious way

Rachel Kraus 21/03/2019

Tesla is suing five former employees for stealing trade secrets in what looks like ridiculously obvious fashion. 

On Wednesday evening, Tesla filed two lawsuits against former employees and the self-driving startup Zoox, as spotted by The Verge. In the first case, it accuses four ex-employees of porting over “proprietary information and trade secrets" to Zoox. And in the second, it accuses one employee of stealing Tesla's Autopilot source code, and bringing it over to Xiaopeng Motors (XPeng).

The theft, according to Tesla, was "blatant and intentional.” From the filings, it certainly seems that way. Read more...

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