PayPal Sues Google and Former Employees Over Trade Secrets

PayPal today filed a lawsuit against Google and two former colleagues who now work there, Osama Bedier and Stephanie Tilenius.According to PayPal's Amanda Pires, Senior director, PayPal global communications "We spend a lot of time and energy creating the things that make PayPal unique and a preferred way to pay for almost 100 million people […]

PayPal today filed a lawsuit against Google and two former colleagues who now work there, Osama Bedier and Stephanie Tilenius.

According to PayPal's Amanda Pires, Senior director, PayPal global communications "We spend a lot of time and energy creating the things that make PayPal unique and a preferred way to pay for almost 100 million people around the world. We treat PayPal's "secrets" seriously, and take it personally when someone else doesn't. So we made a decision today."

You can read the entire lawsuit embedded below. "You'll see why we believe the law has been violated, and why we eeded to take this action to protect PayPal's trade secrets. That's worth fighting for," said Pires.

You can download the lawsuit here.

[Source: PayPal blog]