Full story here from HuffingtonPost. Man, why don’t they start with HBO’s site? That damn thing has so much flash crap on it, my dual core CPU and 4 GB of RAM choke on that frickin’ thing. But for the rest of us who cringe at the thought of our banker becoming the great moderator of free speech…
“Jason Goldberg, the CEO of fabulis, says that Citi issued “a good and sincere apology” to the company this afternoon. Here’s an excerpt from the apology letter:
Whatever statements that were made by any Citi representative related to the content of your website were inappropriate and made in error, and I will review in detail what happened. You have my firm commitment on this point.
Now, Goldberg has one last issue to resolve: will fabulis keep its account at Citi or move its money somewhere else?
Update 3:46 PM ET
The CEO of fabulis reports that Citi has retreated from its request that the web start-up terminate its account at the bank. The three Citi employees who each separately told fabulis that the account was blocked because of “objectionable” material on its website were all, Citi now says, mistaken. (more…)