• Court Throws Out Facebook’s Motion to Dismiss Data Center Design Lawsuit

    A judge in Silicon Valley last week ruled against Facebook’s motion to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a British data center builder in 2015 alleging that the social network misappropriated its trade secrets. The secrets in question are designs and methods for building modular data centers.  Two British companies are accusing Facebook and Emerson of enticing “them to reveal their data center designs and construction methods with promises of acquisition and partnership, only to then copy those designs and methods and pass them off as their own.”  Read the full article here

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