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Sep/08

Speculators Registering Bank Merger Domain Names


The Guardian: “Computers are the only worthwhile assets banks have left“:
Even as the short-selling vultures began circling Lehman Brothers, HBOS, Merrill Lynch and co, a legion of entrepreneurs began betting on domain names for hastily merged financial institutions. For example, when Barclays and Bank of America began to emerge as buyers for Lehman, names such as barclayslehman.com and bofalehman.com were promptly registered by enterprising hopefuls.
Hat tip Boing Boing.

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