The following companies have special agreements with Google and are part of the “Do Not Cold Call” list.
Effective March 6, 2005:
• Genentech, Inc.The belief is that the agreements came from various CEOs that sat on each others' boards. It's my assumption that it was Genentech's IT/computer folks who were on "do not touch" lists. (I mean, I assume that Apple wasn't interested in hiring Genentech molecular biologists or something.)
• Intel Corporation
• Apple Computer
• Paypal, Inc.
• Comcast Corporation
I don't really believe in conspiracies, but it's difficult not to believe when you have CEOs e-mail/calling each other (scroll down to see the really eye-opening call/e-mail exchange between Google CEO Eric Schmidt and EBay CEO Meg Whitman.)
The last time I talked about this, someone suggested that the legacy chemical corporations used to do this -- wonder if it's still going on?