Tesla to employees: if you leak, we’ll catch you, we’ll fire you, and we might sue you

Tesla employees received an email today listing firing, felony charges, and lawsuits as potential consequences for leaking information about the electric vehicle-maker to the press, CNBC reported. The email, which was sent by Tesla’s security team, listed recent actions the company had taken against employees who had leaked.
One former employee had “exfiltrated confidential business information from the Tesla domain to his personal account and threatened to disclose confidential company information,” according to the email. Tesla has filed felony charges against this person, the email said. It also listed two lawsuits against former employees over intellectual property and “stealing proprietary information and trade secrets.”
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