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Palantir Technologies says an advisor to the company stole its trade secrets and then tried to use them to claim trademarks and patents. Privately-held Palantir says it makes “data fusion platforms for integrating, managing, and securing any kind of data, at massive scale.” The company is known to number United States …

  1. Mephistro Silver badge
    Pint

    Mmmhhh...

    A firm of TLA's toadies fighting a [patent troll/crony capitalist/IP thief] in the mud! What a great time to be alive!

    Where's my popcorn?

    1. Sven Coenye

      Re: Mmmhhh...

      This one may be a Hobbit. Some can't help themselves no matter how often you tell them not to look into the darn things.

  2. thomas k

    Chickens, roost?

    Or pot, kettle, black?

    1. not.known@this.address Bronze badge
      Black Helicopters

      Re: Chickens, roost?

      Allegedly these guys have dealings with the Alphabet Soup organisations, so maybe that should be "big helicopter, black"??

  3. Version 1.0 Silver badge

    Business as usual?

    Business Ethics - just another oxymoron. I rather suspect that they all deserve each other.

  4. VeganVegan
    Happy

    They should have seen this coming

    If they had lived up to their name and their mission.

  5. Alister Silver badge

    and made false claims to the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

    Wow, were the USPTO diligent enough enough to spot that?

    <reads on>

    Hmm, no, thought not...

  6. Efros

    When you nick your name

    Maybe you should think twice about bitching when someone does the same to you.

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