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Wall Street Journal, May 11, 2007 article


The Wall Street Journal  

May 11, 2007


Blockbuster Investors
Back 'Say-on-Pay' Plan
May 11, 2007; Page B4

A majority of Blockbuster Inc.'s shareholders voted in favor of a "say-on-pay" proposal at the company's annual meeting, marking the first clear victory by shareholders seeking an advisory vote on executive pay. The proposal received support by 57% of shares voted, according to New York City Comptroller William C. Thompson Jr., who sponsored the proposal on behalf the New York City Employees' Retirement System, a pension fund that owns 157,000 Blockbuster shares. It isn't clear whether the company will adopt the proposal, which was nonbinding.

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