$14.5 million later, HP spy game ends


Hewlett-Packard, in hot water for allegedly spying on journalists to discover the source of boardroom information leaks, has agreed to pay $14.5 million to make a civil suit filed by the California attorney general go away. That’s chump change for those Silicon Valley laser-jet barons. Outgoing attorney general Bill Lockyer says in a statement, “Hewlett-Packard is not Enron.

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