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Former HP CEO Mark Hurd May Have Leaked Company Secrets

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Just when we thought that the gossip about former HP CEO had quieted down, we hear this gem: The fellow may have shared company secrets with Jodie Fisher, the pretty lady who accused him of sexual harassment.


According to a report by the WSJ, there is a letter revealing Mark Hurd's slip up:

[The letter] alleged that Mr. Hurd told Ms. Fisher of H-P's plan to buy EDS at a Madrid meeting that began near the end of March 2008. H-P had just made a confidential offer to buy EDS; it wasn't until May that H-P unveiled the $13.9 billion deal.


While Hurd denied these particular allegations—which were not publicly disclosed—they probably didn't exactly help in the grand scheme of things. [WSJ]