When facing a PR disaster, the best advice is usually to be open and honest. Mark Hurd, chief executive officer of Hewlett Packard seems to have taken good counsel before his press conference yesterday when he apologised to journalists who had been spied on by the company.
Effectively, he said it was a leak investigation that got out of hand. He also announced that the chairman Patricia Dunn has resigned.
His comments and a transcript of the sequence of events outlined by Mark Holston of lawyers Morgan, Lewis who have carried out an independent investigation is at Silicon Valley Watcher