The Associated Press follows up on earlier reports on IBM's sidewalk-painting ad campaign in San Francisco, now facing fines in Chicago as well. "[Chicago] officials are considering fining IBM for painting peace symbols, hearts
and penguins on sidewalks as part of a promotion for the company's Linux
computer operating system.
The fines run $50 per location. Officials also said they may try to charge
IBM for the cleanup -- about $134 an hour for equipment, labor and
supplies. Each patch will take up to an hour to remove ..."