Thursday, October 17, 2002

PETA'S LITTERBOX AWARDS GO TO CHIMPANZEE ADS

EarthLink gets unwanted award
Bill Husted - Staff

EarthLink's latest national award won't wind up in a display case. It's a framed photo of well-used cat litter.

The Atlanta-based Internet provider has received its share of prestigious customer service awards. But PETA, the animal rights group, gave EarthLink an annual Litterbox Award because it is upset about the company's choice of a star for a television commercial. The star was a chimpanzee....