Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 23rd Jan 2013 11:37 UTC
Legal Back in 2010, Apple, Google, Intel, Adobe, and a few others settled with the US Department of Justice regarding their anti-poaching agreements concerning employees. While the CEOs did a good job of escaping possible prosecution, the affected employees filed a class action lawsuit about this, and judge Lucy Koh has just unsealed a number of emails concerning this case. They paint a pretty grim picture of Steve Jobs and Eric Schmidt engaging in mafia practices, threatening smaller companies with patent litigation if they didn't agree to the no-poaching agreements, or demanding to handle matters verbally as to not leave a paper trail.
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RE[4]: No, only Jobs
by kwan_e on Thu 24th Jan 2013 11:58 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: No, only Jobs"
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The sad thing is that Palm went down, while Apple and Google continued to grow.

Nice people don't get rewarded often, certainly not in business.

"Evil will always triumph because Good is dumb"

- Dark Helmet

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