Hewlett Packard Spying Scandal

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John Bieler Business 100 Professor Carrigan 9 February 2007 Hewlett-Packard Spying Scandal Ann Baskins, former Hewlett-Packard general counsel, was involved in a spying scandal in an attempt to rid boardroom leaks to the media. Baskins along with others are under investigation by federal agencies. Other individuals involved include Chairwoman Patricia Dunn and Chief Ethics Officer Kevin Hunsaker, who have also left their jobs. On Wednesday February 22, 2007 Hewlett-Packard filled Baskins’ position with Michael Holston former outside counsel. Holston will now report directly to Mark Hurd, HP Chairman and Chief Executive, and is part of the company’s executive council leadership team. HP acknowledged it had obtained the private phone records of directors, former company employees and reporters in efforts to learn the source of boardroom leaks to the media. They were able to do so by impersonating an individual in order to gain access to private phone records. According to Sheri Qualters of the National Law Journal, “a
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