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"As Part Of Our Ongoing Effort To Protect Bank Of America, Zero Hedge Is Blocked"

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We couldn't have said it better: "Bank of America blocks users from accessing websites that present certain risks to the bank."

Let's see, maybe this will get Zero Hedge unblocked: "Just buy BAC stock. Others are doing it, so you must do it too. And if you buy in the next 5 minutes, you will get one free share for every share purchased!"

... Well, maybe not. 

Does this also mean we are not in contention for the Andrew Ross Sorkin Wall Street-sponsored website of the year award either?... Perhaps we should shelve those Pulitzer dreams too.

Oh well. At least the National Financial Enquirer and other various financial tabloids are still fully accessible at the bank that is best known for the worst M&A transaction of all time - Countrywide Financial. And that whole double bailout thing of course, first of Merrill, and then of Bank of America proper.

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Tue, 12/18/2012 - 19:16 | 3076617 HedgeAccordingly
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Tue, 12/18/2012 - 19:22 | 3076652 TideFighter
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Do you have papers for those papers? 

Tue, 12/18/2012 - 20:25 | 3076905 CPL
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No, but I'll trade you for an assortment of IOU's and Various press statements for your paper's papers.  It's all on the up and up, here's my paper's to state as much.

Wed, 12/19/2012 - 01:44 | 3077674 Seer
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Brazil, the movie.  It's the best!

Wed, 12/19/2012 - 10:28 | 3078315 FrankDrakman
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Please submit all future comments on form 27B/6.

Tue, 12/18/2012 - 19:38 | 3076730 Zap Powerz
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My company would never block ZeroHedge because I own the mothefucking company bitchez!!!

ZH is on my Favorites tab.

Ah, the freedom of being a Boss.

I read ZeroHedge all day.....like a Boss!

Tue, 12/18/2012 - 19:57 | 3076802 Miffed Microbio...
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Well, I'm jealous. The hospital where I work complained I was on ZH during my work hours. I showed them proof it was during my breaks so they blocked the site claiming it was not work related. My husband was so pissed off he bought me an iPad with his bonus money. When they saw I could access the site they changed the wifi password. So I had to get a damn data plan. Now they just sit and seethe and if I take one minute longer on my break or lunch I am written up. Okay so I'm a bit persistent to the point of ludicrous but sometimes you just got to one up the damn sheeple. Pitfalls of the time clocker life.


Tue, 12/18/2012 - 21:59 | 3077181 centerline
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Rock on Miffed.  The internet is unstoppable (until they hit the kill switch - which equates to the panic button anyhow).

Wed, 12/19/2012 - 02:02 | 3077696 freedogger
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I read ZH on the crapper with my smart phone. Made a point of buying the same shoes as my manager cuz I'm doing lots of reading these days.

Wed, 12/19/2012 - 18:18 | 3080459 Clycntct
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Applause applause!

Tue, 12/18/2012 - 19:57 | 3076803 DavidC
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Good for you Zap!


Tue, 12/18/2012 - 20:29 | 3076928 Overfed
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"I read ZeroHedge all day.....like a Boss!"


So do I. And I never get anything done! :-)

Tue, 12/18/2012 - 22:02 | 3077190 centerline
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lol.  I have had a few of those days myself.

Tue, 12/18/2012 - 23:36 | 3077447 helping_friendl...
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If my bosses only knew!!!!

I am blessed!

My bosses NEVER ask me to do anything.

When my evaluation comes around and I don't get a perfect score I will file a grievance because how can I not perform, perfectly, a task I was never asked to perform?

Gotta luv gov't work!

Unfortunately I do have to show up.

At least I have internet.

Tue, 12/18/2012 - 21:23 | 3077086 Tommy Gunner
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Likewise.  I am considering setting ZH as my home page :)

Tue, 12/18/2012 - 19:42 | 3076746 Zap Powerz
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Protecting BOA from what exactly?  The truth?  Yeah, the truth is damaging when youre an entity that survives on lies.

Fuck you Bank of Amerika!

Tue, 12/18/2012 - 21:10 | 3077056 Bob
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Perhaps ZH is going to leverage its enviable market position and demographic by offering up a one million dollar Whistleblower of the Year Award for the best insider tip leading to something serious. 

Not that it wouldn't be great for business, of course. 

Wed, 12/19/2012 - 03:02 | 3076862 eXMachina
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Bank of Zero Hedge formaly known as Bank of America: new ticker: ZHB

Hostile take over bitchez!


Tue, 12/18/2012 - 20:42 | 3076962 candyman
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There is no problem if you have a cell phone and internet, unless BAC employees have to check them at the door.

Wed, 12/19/2012 - 06:15 | 3077000 Al Gorerhythm
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I see you've been junked by the resident bankster. If it isn't a banker it's one of the true believers (Krugman?) who couldn't unravel the contractions in this reply, much less the roots of the GFC and the world monetary system.

Tue, 12/18/2012 - 21:07 | 3077039 Atlas Shrugging
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I would think being blocked by a TBTF bank would be better than winning that cheap ass Nobel Prize that they're giving away to anyone nowadays!  Keep up the great work Tyler & Co. the world is a better place because of this site!  God Bless!

Tue, 12/18/2012 - 21:09 | 3077047 ball-and-chain
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This might be the coolest story in the entire universe.

Way to go, Zerohedge.

Keep fighting the good fight.



Tue, 12/18/2012 - 23:23 | 3077427 jballz
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In perfect fight club stature, I see bank of America and wells Fargo ads on here all the time. And the fucking little mermaid on my mobile I dont know what shit dAta mining gave them this as a market. Capital one sponsored this page by the way.

Ad money well spent, bitchezzz......

Tue, 12/18/2012 - 23:24 | 3077431 Alpo for Granny
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Truth is treason in the empire of lies.-(do I really have to cite the quote author on ZH?)


PS-Keep up the fine work Tylers.

Tue, 12/18/2012 - 23:55 | 3077519 Two Towers AU AG
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Relax Tyler Durden..... This is not really accurate. I could access zerohedge today till 6PM EST and also when I logged in remotely from work. :)

Tue, 12/18/2012 - 19:07 | 3076545 playitcool
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This just made my day. Thank you Zero Hedge.

Tue, 12/18/2012 - 19:20 | 3076638 max2205
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Whitney is positive now...they have pictures of her I guess

Tue, 12/18/2012 - 19:28 | 3076691 Bay of Pigs
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Weird. She said their balance sheet "looked okay now", and is in "good shape".

Huh? Did I miss something on their underwater loans and toxic derivatives?

Tue, 12/18/2012 - 20:23 | 3076896 Bam_Man
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They have off-loaded a sh*tload of their garbage MBS to the Fed already.

Tue, 12/18/2012 - 19:07 | 3076546 lemarche
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Tue, 12/18/2012 - 19:10 | 3076547 kill switch
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BOA Fuck the 1st amendment!!! And the 2nd while where at it.......Fuck it BAN EVERYTHING.. Life is to dangerous...





The kill switch

Tue, 12/18/2012 - 19:17 | 3076615 ZeroAvatar
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The truth is out there.  You're just not allowed to see it.

Tue, 12/18/2012 - 19:19 | 3076634 CrockettAlmanac.com
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First amendment does not apply.

Tue, 12/18/2012 - 21:51 | 3077143 A Nanny Moose
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That would only apply if banks were actually gummint owned. Psh! Who would implement such an absurd idea? :)

Tue, 12/18/2012 - 22:08 | 3077207 CrockettAlmanac.com
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Lucky for the banks that they own the government and not the other way around.

Tue, 12/18/2012 - 19:22 | 3076645 blunderdog
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"Walter, c'mon, this is not a First Amendment thing, man."  --The Dude

Tue, 12/18/2012 - 19:08 | 3076548 Jump The Shark
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Ryan signs Zerohedge

Tue, 12/18/2012 - 19:08 | 3076551 Water Is Wet
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One of those BoA scrubs should submit a Website Blocking Exemption Request.  The peons will need to know when their bank goes tits up, so they've got a legitimate business purpose.

Tue, 12/18/2012 - 19:21 | 3076647 max2205
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SEC bans ZH too but not midgetporn.com

Wed, 12/19/2012 - 01:15 | 3077647 jerry_theking_lawler
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what about my fav....gaybibiracialmidgetporn.net?

Tue, 12/18/2012 - 19:09 | 3076555 Tsunami Wave
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Tue, 12/18/2012 - 19:09 | 3076559 unrulian
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Coming soon to a server near you

Tue, 12/18/2012 - 19:10 | 3076565 Seasmoke
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Hang Brian Moynahan for Treason.

Tue, 12/18/2012 - 19:10 | 3076566 ReallySparky
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That is hillarious.  I love it.  Go Zerohedge!!!!!!!!!

Just for that I am donating to the cause.

Tue, 12/18/2012 - 19:11 | 3076570 gould's fisker
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Tyler's already put this on his resume.

Tue, 12/18/2012 - 19:11 | 3076571 Reformed Sheep
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Achievement unlocked! +1000


Tue, 12/18/2012 - 19:37 | 3076728 1100-TACTICAL-12
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The TBTF banks, MSM & .Gov become more irrelevent each passing day, just a matter of time. The Emperor is but ass naked.

Tue, 12/18/2012 - 22:37 | 3077291 centerline
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+1 for gamer reference.  What shall we call this achievement though?

Tue, 12/18/2012 - 19:10 | 3076572 resurger
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Tue, 12/18/2012 - 19:10 | 3076573 westboundnup
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Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!