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You Gotta Get Up Pretty Early In The Morning To Buy Before Bank of America Does

Condolences to those who were too slow to the draw.
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Remember, back in 2010, when someone at Bank of America was staffed on the high level task of registering the domain names,,, and If you were worried that person might be out of a job by now, having completed the assignment at hand, worry not: there is always more work to be done when it comes to beating internet savvy BofA haters to the punch:

What do Kevin Spacey, Apple products, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Justin's nut butter, and Yahoo all have in common? They are all newly registered ".sucks" domains. The newly created ".sucks" domains are currently open to trademark owners, but will become available to the general public on June 1, according to Vox Populi Registry, which manages the generic top-level domain.

From the report it is not clear whether or not the bank registered both and or simply, but it seems pretty obvious it was the former. (As well as, for good measure.)

Kevin Spacey, Apple buy up .sucks [CNBC]

Earlier: Bank Of America Needs Help Coming Up With All The Domain Names A Brian Moynihan Hater Might Want To Buy; Bank Of America Knows You Think Brian Moynihan Sucks

Bank Of America Beats Internet Savvy Bank Of America Haters To The Punch


Bonus Watch '15: Bank of America CEOs

Bri Moy is running a little low on cash these days.

Bank Of America Hoping To Fire Thousands Of Employees In Record Time

Remember Project New BAC, i.e. Bank of America's plan to transform itself from Ken Lewis's house of fun, where everyone went home happy but the concept of making money was less of a focus than keeping the good times coming, to an institution that did things like post profits? The bank has said previously that PNBAC "will result in $8 billion in annual savings by 2015—$5 billion from the first phase and $3 billion from a second phase" and while it stands by those figures and remains committed to cutting as many employees as it takes, some people would like them to be a bit snappier about it. Bank of America is accelerating a broad cost-cutting plan and has set a target of shedding 16,000 jobs by year's end—cuts that would see the company relinquish its title as U.S. banking's largest employer. The proposed year-end total of 260,000 would be the lowest count since 2008 and likely give Bank of America a smaller workforce than JPMorgan Chase, Citigroup, or Wells Fargo...Chief Executive Brian Moynihan is trying to speed the company's transformation into a smaller and more efficient operation as he tries to persuade investors that expenses can be adjusted to compensate for revenue lost to new regulations, an uneven economy and shaky markets. Since becoming CEO in 2010, he has shifted away from a nationwide expansion strategy embraced by his predecessors Hugh L. McColl Jr. and Kenneth D. Lewis, and shed many of the businesses that he considers to be nonessential...Hitting the new staffing target would fulfill a year early Mr. Moynihan's pledge to slash the bank's workforce by approximately 30,000. "If they want to make any headway toward improving profitability," said Sterne Agee & Leach Inc. senior banking analyst Todd Hagerman, "they need to accelerate the timeline." Bank Of America Ramps Up Job Cuts [WSJ]