HP Board Spying Not Just Limited To HP Board Members

from the goner dept

The story of HP's Patricia Dunn spying on the company's own board members is only getting worse. Not only did Dunn have private investigators engage in fraud to get board members' phone records, but apparently they also monitored the phone records of the News.com reporter on the other end of the leaks. Any justification or legal standing for spying on the board certainly doesn't apply to spying on a reporter that is entitled to seek out and quote anonymous sources. If there's a clock ticking away the seconds until Patricia Dunn is forced out, it just started going a little faster.

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    Anonymous Coward, 7 Sep 2006 @ 10:27pm

    Hey, if the government can do it, why cant our corporations? HP could argue (about as convincingly) that this leak constituted a grave threat against their rights, their love of freedom and liberty. Danger! Danger! Terrorists in the bushes. Yap, yap, yap. Oh my gosh, Islamic facism! Yap, yap, yap. Boo! Scared yet? Yap, yap, yap, yap, ya... zzzzzzzzzzzzz..... I am sooooo bored right now...

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