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E-Gray is a satirical site that draws parallels between California Governor Gray Davis’s election fund and eBay auctions.

Each item on E-Gray represents a publicized allegation of Pay-for-Play governance against Governor Davis. Don’t take our word for it, though—click on each item and read a short timeline summary, and a published news article about it.

This is a clever use of satire. The site uses a couple of well-known properties to make it’s point. It even includes a link to "BribePal" which points at the online donation page for the Davis re-election fund.

Dan Kapusta
September 6, 2002 6:38 PM

Earlier this week Apple threatened a Linux group making an mp3 player called xtunes. All of my Linux friends gave me tons of crap about it (I'm a Mac guy), and it's funny that they didn't even mention this one to me at all. The reason being eBay isn't happy about the use of their likeness for this site.

Adam Kalsey
September 6, 2002 6:48 PM

On one hand, Apple does have to defend their trademark or they risk losing it, but on the other hand, does Apple now think they own the right to anything related to music with "tunes" in the name?

Adam Kalsey
August 9, 2003 12:24 AM

The egray site is offline, but is still available in the WayBack Machine:

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