Sell Yahoo to high bidder, shareholder group says

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| But his group is the first among Yahoo shareholders to speak out publicly
| against the company's expected rejection of Microsoft's offer.
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http://www.reuters.com/article/marke...0080211?rpc=44

Video here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5zIUIH8vQQ8

One has to wonder if Microsoft will use shareholders in order to pressure
Yahoo, just like it has already planned (see below). Hostile takeover? A very
recent report showed that many large Yahoo stakeholders are also Microsoft
stakeholders.

Microsoft is about to play dirty, aka "business as usual" at Redmond.


Days ago:

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| Microsoft is threatening to launch a boardroom coup at Yahoo! within six
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| weeks if the internet search engine fails to accept its $45 billion (£23
| billion) hostile takeover proposal or start serious merger talks, The Times
| has learned.
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http://business.timesonline.co.uk/to...MC-Bltn=LOXCF1


Options Before Microsoft: Upping Bid; Tender Offer; Hostile Takeover; Pressure
Tactics

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| Hostile board overthrow: This would be the most contentious, and Microsoft
| has indicated its willingness to go through with this if need be: it could
| seek to oust Yahoo's board at its next election; it would have until March 13
| to nominate a new slate of directors. Yahoo has taken "poison pill"
| provisions, and Microsoft have to oust the board to get past these
| provisions.
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http://biz.yahoo.com/paidcontent/080...1_id.html?.v=1