Wells Fargo: Online Consent -- Or Else
David Lazarus writes on SFGate.com:
Thousands of Wells Fargo customers received a rude awakening this week when they attempted to access their bank accounts via the Internet.More here.
A box opened up on their computer screens seemingly declaring that if the customer wants to continue banking online, he or she has to agree to allow Wells Fargo to make all future communications electronically, not on paper.
Accepting this and other conditions then causes a second box to open, this time containing an 11,000-word document written in frequently thick legalese.