Expert Cleared To See Toyota's Secrets In Brake MDL

Law360, Los Angeles (March 26, 2012, 8:38 PM EDT) -- A California judge ruled Monday that car owners suing Toyota Motor Corp. in multidistrict litigation over allegedly defective braking systems can send an expert to a highly secure Toyota facility to view computer source code despite the automaker's fears of Chinese industrial espionage.

"We're not talking a missile defense system, we're not talking the Aegis radar system, we're not talking fighter aircraft technology, all of which I've had the fortunate — or unfortunate — experience to deal with. We're talking about technology in commercial vehicles," U.S....
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