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Published on January 23rd, 2013 | by Gizmodo

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The No-Hire Emails That Incriminate Apple, Google, Adobe and More

A court filing has just been made public which sheds light on the “no-hire” gentleman’s agreements that have pervaded the tech industry—and reveals how Steve Jobs threatened litigation to prevent companies from stealing his staff. Of course, it’s not just Apple and Palm that are being investigated: this publicly available court filing is in fact part of civil lawsuit investigating “gentleman’s agreements” between the likes of Apple, Google, Intel and plenty more.

The No-Hire Emails That Incriminate Apple, Google, Adobe and MoreA court filing has just been made public which sheds light on the “no-hire” gentleman’s agreements that have pervaded the tech industry—and reveals how Steve Jobs threatened litigation to prevent companies from stealing his staff.

The No-Hire Emails That Incriminate Apple, Google, Adobe and MoreOf course, it’s not just Apple and Palm that are being investigated: this publicly available court filing is in fact part of civil lawsuit investigating “gentleman’s agreements” between the likes of Apple, Google, Intel and plenty more. Indeed, part of the filing brings to light documents showing do-not-hire lists from the likes of Apple, Adobe, and others. Who knows what other juicy morsels are yet to be made public. [Reuters via Verge]

The No-Hire Emails That Incriminate Apple, Google, Adobe and More

The No-Hire Emails That Incriminate Apple, Google, Adobe and More

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