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: Comment by M.Onty
by BallmerKnowsBest on Wed 23rd Jan 2013 16:17 UTC in reply to "Comment by M.Onty"
BallmerKnowsBest
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2008-06-02

"Of course, the people responsible for this - Jobs, Schmidt, Otellini, and others - have already escaped any form of scrutiny by agreeing to a (likely secret) settlement with the DoJ


And, in one instance, by dying. The lengths some people go to ...
"

Huh, I guess that would make Jobs the Jim Savile of tech CEOs.

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