TITLE

Microsoft Leads in Lobbying Largesse

AUTHOR(S)
Schachter, Ken
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Red Herring;4/28/2008, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the amount of spending of computer and Internet companies on lobbyists. The statistics compiled by the Center for Responsive Politics have revealed that Microsoft, the world's largest software company spent $9 million on lobbyists to make its case in issues including taxes and trade. Internet search engine, Google, on the other hand, spent just $1.5 million on lobbying. Yahoo, which is trying to prevent an unwanted takeover offer from Microsoft, spent $1.6 million in 2007.
ACCESSION #
36834990

 

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