President Donald Trump pardoned Anthony Levandowski, the former Google engineer who had been sentenced to serve 18 months in prison after pleading guilty to stealing proprietary Google documents before launching a rival startup in 2016. The pardon was backed by high profile tech investors including PayPal and Palantir co-founder Peter Thiel and Oculus VR founder Palmer Luckey, both of whom...
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