NatWest Realizes It Screwed Up Sending Cease & Desist To Website Reviewing NatWest

from the nice-of-you-to-notice dept

UK bank NatWest apparently let its legal attack dogs off their leashes a bit prematurely recently, sending a nastygram cease & desist to a website that was merely reviewing different banks for students looking to open up bank accounts. This is the sort of thing that you might think NatWest would appreciate. Instead, it sent the C&D. Of course, once the press started asking questions, it appears that NatWest realized that perhaps it had made a mistake, and withdrew the legal request. Perhaps, in the future, they'll think before sending in the lawyers.
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    DH's Love Child (profile), 10 Aug 2010 @ 7:43am

    Seems to me...

    That the site should just take this bank from their reviews. Don't mention them at all. The bank wanted a C&D, then let them have it. Make it a point to never let college students know of their existence so that when they graduate and need to choose a bank for their adult lifetime, they won't even consider this bank. That's what the bank wanted when they send the C&D, right?

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