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Autonomy's Blood on Whitman's Hands Too

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The last time the HP board came under attack was when they fired Apotheker and hired Whitman. At that time, Ray Lane vociferously complained to the business press that it was unfair to paint the current HP board as the same terrible board that had previously made bad decisions.

Yet, there were a number of carry-over directors then and still are now. And even the so-called new directors, like Meg, have blood on their hands from this Autonomy mess.

This board needs a full housecleaning once and for all after this latest disaster.

At the time of publication, the author held no positions in any of the companies mentioned.

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