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BofA Bad Behavior: Took An Urn With Ashes During Foreclosure, Buying Up Anti-BofA Domain Names

 
 
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Two stories about the notoriously bad-behaving bank, Bank of America, whose wheeling and dealing has made it a target of WikiLeaks, as Alternet's Joshua Holland has vigorously reported.

First of all, a story in the New York Times told of many botched foreclosures, in which a mistake on one end or another led bank officials to break into homes and steal everything, including, in one case, an urn with a man's ashes. She is suing.

Read the story at the NYTimes.com.

This is just one of dozens of examples of greedy or improper behavior that has got bank executives sweating so hard they want to stave off attacks in advance.

So they're buying up domain names that could be used against them.

They didn't act in time for BankofAmericasucks.com.

But in advance of anticipated documents showing up via WikiLeaks, The Financial Times reports that Bank of America is on a domain-name buying frenzy--snatching up hundreds of website names that might work well as catchy anti-BofA site, or a site.

Among them? Every variation of the bank's executive, followed by the verbs "sucks" and "blows."

Read the article at the FT

AlterNet / By Sarah Seltzer

Posted at December 23, 2010, 2:49am

 
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