Patricia Dunn, former chairman of Hewlett-Packard, testifies Thursday before a subcommittee of the House of Representatives on the company's probe into media leaks.
A chief topic: the probe's use of pretexting, a deceptive method for acquiring the personal records of individuals. Beside her is HP's outside counsel, Larry Sonsini.
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