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Results of Google-Apple “no poach” DOJ investigation

 |  January 22, 2012

In more Apple news today, in 2010, the DOJ investigated rumors that Google and Apple entered into “no poach” agreements. Filings from In re High-Tech Employee Antitrust Litigation (U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California) now made public affirm these rumors.

Moreover, the filings indicate that Google and Apple agreed not to engage in bidding wars with each other, and that, together, they limited employee negotiating power for higher compensation.

For the emails that the DOJ points to as evidence, continue here.