Looks like Google is looking out for numero uno while the AT&T and T-Mobile antitrust trail is taking place. Can you blame them? In an effort to keep and protect proprietary information from leaking out or getting into the hands of their competitors, they’ve filed a motion to forbid any disclosure regarding its plans for Android. The motion was filed by Google yesterday in hopes that a judge will grant their request in order to protect any possible release of confidential information. If this information were to leak out, it could be extremely harmful to Google’s business plans and strategy for the Android operating system.
Apparently, while conducting the antitrust investigation between AT&T and T-Mobile, Google supplied the DOJ with sensitive material and is now taking precautionary measures in keeping that information private. We can certainly think of a few companies off the top of our heads who would love to get their hands on information like that. However, Google is pretty adamant in ensuring that certain information is not revealed during the hearing. The proceedings were provoked when the DOJ stepped in last month and filed its own suit against the acquisition claiming that it will surely hinder competition. Only time will tell what happens as this begins to unfold. But one thing is for certain, Google is going to do whatever it takes to ensure its secrets stay secret. Feel free to leave your thoughts in the comments below.