HP dragnet grabbed 9 reporters

Friday, 8 September 2006, 10:47 AM EST

At least nine journalists were swept up in Hewlett-Packard chairman Patricia Dunn's furious search for a media leak on the company's board of directors, according to a source familiar with the matter.

Dawn Kawamoto and Tom Krazit of CNET, and Pui-Wing Tam of The Wall Street Journal were contacted this week by the California attorney general's office regarding allegations that investigators working for HP had impersonated them to obtain their private phone records, according to stories in their publications.

At Wired.

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