Did Samsung peek in on secret Apple info?

When the information you need to use against a competitor is within reach, it’s hard to resist. Samsung may have found the temptation too high with regards to Apple information.

Samsung’s lawyers may have provided their clients access to highly confidential information such as Apple’s patent licensing agreements with Nokia, Ericsson, Sharp and Philips, according to a court document.

The disclosure raises questions whether Samsung and its outside counsel may have broken a “protective order” that is meant to prevent confidential information from falling into the hands of competitors.

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