Ex-Groupon Sales Reps Countersue Google

Former Groupon Inc. sales representatives sued by that company after leaving for Google Inc. have filed a countersuit, claiming their former employer is pursuing "sham" litigation to keep them from joining rivals. Groupon, which runs the world's largest online coupon website, had accused Nikki Dorough, Brian Hanna and Michael Nolan of taking confidential trade secrets when they moved to the world's largest Internet search company.