Samsung destroyed evidence in Apple patent case, says judge

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Samsung is being reprimanded yet again in its ongoing patent spat with Apple.

California
Magistrate Judge Paul Grewal sanctioned the South Korean tech company
for destroying evidence, or, more accurately, failing to not destroy evidence.

Samsung’s
email system deletes messages automatically after two weeks, and the
company took no measures to preserve relevant emails even after the
patent case had been filed, said Grewal.

The judge granted Apple’s request for an “adverse jury instruction,” informing the jury of Samsung’s transgression.

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