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HP the Victim of Enterprising Greenpeace Stunt 36

Posted by samzenpus
from the set-phasers-to-ineffective dept.
An anonymous reader writes "Employees at Hewlett-Packard in Palo Alto received a shock this morning as they checked their voicemail and found that each and every one of them had received a message from Captain James T. Kirk, AKA William 'The Shat' Shatner, upbraiding the company for abandoning their plans to remove toxins from its hardware. The organization behind this stunt was Greenpeace, who, to underline their point, scaled the building and painted 'Hazardous Products' on the roof with toxin-free paint."

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HP the Victim of Enterprising Greenpeace Stunt

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  • Now some of their moves are pretty dumb, but I like this one. Would be nice to see that picture end up on Google Earth, but I imagine it would take under 5 minutes before the lawyers would get involved.
  • by cattrain (1450183) on Wednesday July 29, 2009 @04:34PM (#28873991)
    ... would cause more heat. That white roof is designed to reduce the amount of heat produced. When they added black to the roof, it just caused the roof to be inefficient. Looks like greenpeace is trying to increase the amount of carbon produced by air conditioning.
  • Couldn't they have tied this in better with the Reg's thing [theregister.co.uk] for HP having massive boxes?
  • Just mistook sarcastic response to troll as a troll. That will teach me never to mod while browsing above -1.
  • Hey Greenpeace, guess what, the paint thinner and sealant they're going to use to undo your vandalism is toxic!

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