Anthony Levandowski admits stealing Google's self-driving car secrets
A former Google engineer has admitted stealing trade secrets relating to the company’s self-driving car work.
Anthony Levandowski was accused of downloading thousands of proprietary files from Google in 2015 prior to leaving the company.
One of the files downloaded by Levandowski to his personal laptop was called ‘Chauffeur TL weekly updates – Q4 2015,’ and featured details about Google’s self-driving program.
“I downloaded this file with the intent to use it for the benefit of someone other than Google,” Levandowski wrote in court filings on Thursday. “The Chauffeur Weekly Update contained a variety of