Yahoo Takes Icahn Fight to Homepage

Link shows decline in businesses he's worked with
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 19, 2008 12:22 PM CDT
A showdown for control of Yahoo's board is expected at the company's August 1 general meeting.   (Getty Images (by Event) Individuals)
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(Newser) – A new button on Yahoo's homepage links users to the company's case against activist investor Carl Icahn, PC World reports. Icahn is seeking to unseat Yahoo's board at its Aug. 1 general meeting. The page links to voting forms and leaves shareholders in no doubt how the company thinks they should vote: A purple banner carries the Icahn quote, "It's hard to understand these technology companies."