Senator Hollings Cheaper than We Thought

Update on the Open Letter to Michael Eisner

In last week's Embedded Linux Journal newsletter, in a section talking about the Open Letter to Michael Eisner on the Linux Journal web site, we erroneously reported that the Walt Disney Company paid Sen. Ernest Hollings $25,000 to introduce a bill that would ban Linux.

This is incorrect.

They only gave him $18,500.

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For a list of top Hollings contributors, go

If Sen. Hollings will get in bed with Mickey Mouse for $18,500, will he kiss a rat on the lips for $500? Make him an offer:


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