HP probe included physical, e-mail tracking

Tuesday, 19 September 2006, 3:18 AM EST

HP board members and journalists were under physical surveillance by investigators trying to find out who was providing information to reporters, and private investigators tried to put tracking software on a journalist's computer to keep tabs on e-mail.

HP Chairwoman Patricia Dunn, the company's general counsel and a staff attorney oversaw the internal investigation of news leaks, citing anonymous sources who have been briefed on HP's findings so far regarding the secret investigation. It isn't clear how much involvement in the investigation there was by Dunn and others at HP.

At Computerworld.

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