Nov 262012
 
 November 26, 2012  Business, Surveillance

Ian Sherr reports:

Hewlett-Packard Co. says its technology wasn’t knowingly sold to Syria.

The Palo Alto, Calif., technology giant made that assertion to the Securities and Exchange Commission in response to a letter dated Sept. 6 and disclosed in a recent regulatory filing.

Last year, news reports surfaced saying H-P’s technology was being used as part of a surveillance program by the Syrian government.

In a letter dated Oct. 9 and signed by David Ritenour, an associate general counsel at H-P, the company said those reports weren’t wholly accurate.

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