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Alsup Spells Out Uber Criminal Probe Order In Waymo Fight

Law360, New York (May 15, 2017, 12:37 PM EDT) -- U.S. District Judge William Alsup on Monday released a previously sealed order laying out the evidence that led him to seek a criminal probe into claims that Uber stole self-driving car technology from Alphabet Inc. unit Waymo, saying the ride-share giant “knew or should have known” that secrets had been taken.

In the unsealed order, the judge said he'd seen "compelling evidence" that Waymo's "former star engineer," Anthony Levandowski, had taken thousands of confidential files before leaving the company for Uber. (AP) The public release came...
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