Google Seeks To Shield Android Info In DOJ's AT&T Suit

Law360, New York (September 27, 2011, 10:44 PM EDT) -- Google Inc. sought on Monday to intervene in the U.S. Department of Justice's antitrust case over AT&T Inc.'s proposed $39 billion acquisition of T-Mobile USA Inc. in order to protect confidential information it submitted about the Android operating system during the merger investigation.

In a motion filed in Washington federal court, Google argued that the current protective order in the case does not do enough to notify nonparties when their confidential information may be disclosed at trial.

The company claimed that if confidential materials provided to...
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