Wednesday, April 18, 2012, 9:24 AM
This press release, which just appeared in my Inbox and is appended fully below, would indicate that the Yes Men and/or fellow activists have once again spoofed the corporate oligarchy, this time with a bogus Bank of America website http://yourbofa.com/ that foregrounds general public dissatisfaction with current banking practices and features a letter from the CEO in which he solicits public suggestions on how banking should be run: "We want to make sure the American people are well positioned to assert control and implement changes in the direction of banking, in the eventuality that such control becomes feasible.”
Herewith the entire text of the press release, received 24 minutes ago:
Bank of America Corporation has added a news release to its Newsroom.
Bank of America Announces “Your Bank of America” Campaign, Partnership with Taxpayers to Revamp U.S. Banking
Date(s): 18-Apr-2012 9:00 AM
As future clouds, opportunities arise for public synergy
CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 18, 2012-- Bank of America today announced the launch of an unprecedented campaign to reach out to the American public for guidelines on how banking should happen. The campaign, Your Bank of America (www.yourbofa.com), leverages the American public’s disaffection with today’s banking practices into a full suite of real banking solutions.