Do You Know Who’s Driving Away With Your IP? You Otto Know.
If you think you have control of your information, you’re wrong. Earlier this year, an accidentally cc’d email lead to a shocking revelation. Waymo, the self-driving car company owned by Google, sued Uber and its self-driving truck acquisition, Otto. Why? The former technical lead from Google’s autonomous car division allegedly stole trade secrets by way of 14,000 highly confidential blueprints, hardware designs, and other technical information before walking out the door to start Otto.