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GPS Navigation App Maker Sues Waze, Google For Copying Database

(September 2, 2015, 12:52 PM EDT) -- SAN FRANCISCO — The creator of the PhantomALERT smart phone and global positioning system (GPS) device applications (apps) on Sept. 1 filed a copyright infringement lawsuit in California federal court, asserting that its proprietary database was copied and used in the competing Waze app (PhantomALERT Inc. v. Google Inc., et al., No. 3:15-cv-03986, N.D. Calif.).

(Complaint available. Document #24-150917-002C.)

GPS Navigation Apps

Washington, D.C., firm PhantomALERT Inc. has created GPS navigation apps for smartphones and other devices. The apps alert users to traffic conditions, speed traps,...
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