Patricia Dunn: Chair of Hewlett-Packard’s board. Hired investigators to find a board member who leaked information to CNET. Investigators impersonated HP board members and outside reporters to get their personal call records from phone companies. Now Congress, the FBI, and California’s attorney general are looking into criminal charges, possibly against Dunn.
John Markoff: New York Times technology writer. Private investigators impersonated him to get his phone records.
Bill Keller: Executive editor of the New York Times. Jon Markoff’s boss. Giving the keynote speech tonight at Patricia Dunn’s induction into the Bay Area Business Hall of Fame.