It's Complicated, Mein Fuehrer
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By Dana Milbank Wednesday, November 7, 2007; A02
Yahoo founder Jerry Yang is worth about $2.2 billion, according to Forbes magazine. The Internet giant's general counsel, Michael Callahan, received cash and stock options worth about $10 million last year.
Yesterday, the pair came before Congress to explain why they had paid not one penny to help the family of an innocent Chinese journalist Yahoo had turned over to Beijing's thought police to serve a decade in prison.
Rep. Christopher H. Smith (R-N.J.) said he saw a "parallel" between Yahoo and companies that helped the Nazis locate Jews to be sent to concentration camps.
. . . Furious, Lantos interrupted. "These were demands by a police state to make an American company a co-conspirator in having a freedom-…