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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Such clever conspirators!
by wannabe geek on Fri 25th Jan 2013 10:19 UTC
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2006-09-27

January 23, 2013, 01:15 am

From: Shona Brown
To: Eric Schmidt

Makes sense to do orally, I agree.

On 10/5/05 Eric Schmidt wrote:

I would prefer that Omid do it verbally since I don't want to create a paper trail over which we can be sued later? Not sure about this .. thanks Eric

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