Protester Eggs Microsoft CEO

Ballmer dodges attack by Hungarian during university lecture
By Jason Farago,  Newser Staff
Posted May 21, 2008 9:51 AM CDT

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer was in Budapest this week to give a lecture to Hungarian university students, but the talk took an unexpected turn when he was pelted with eggs. Unlike Bill Gates, who was hit in the face with a cream pie a decade ago, Ballmer was able to dodge the attack. The protester shouted that Microsoft had stolen money from the Hungarian people, hurled three eggs, and was calmly escorted out. (Read more Microsoft stories.)

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