Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 27th May 2011 21:50 UTC, submitted by sawboss
Legal Ding ding ding ding - I think we have a record here. Launched yesterday, Google Wallet has already attracted a lawsuit. While patent lawsuits are teh shizzle these days, this lawsuit is a little different, so sadly I can't trot out my usual 'software patents bad' lines (aww). PayPal has sued Google over its Wallet service, claiming that one key former PayPal executive who accepted a job at Google took trade secrets with him.
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Important Battle
by kateline on Tue 31st May 2011 14:33 UTC
kateline
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2011-05-19

This battle over controlling web payments is one of the most important ever for these businesses. Funny thing is, I've heard about so many problems with Paypal (without a proper greivance procedure) and I don't trust Google with personal data either (your data is their business model). Oh well.

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