Google’s Project Loon uses balloons to deliver Internet to remote places where there is no coverage and the company has been testing the project out over the last couple of years.
Now a company called Space Data Corporation is Suing Google’s parent company Alphabet over Project Loon, they are also suing Google’s X Lab over the project.
A lawsuit was filed against the Google companies in the federal court in San Jose on Monday and it alleges that Google stole its trade secrets when the companies leader met back in 2007.
Space Data has been using balloons to provide Internet to US Armed Forces and also businesses like oil companies and it is alleging that Google has infringed in two of its patents with project loon.
It has been revealed that Space Data and Google signed a non disclosure agreement back in 2007, this was done when Google was considering buying the company. Google’s apparently broke off the talks in 2008.
According to the lawsuit, after Google broke off they talks they allegedly starts wot work on Project Loon, it will be interesting to see what happens in the case.