ONN – Bank Of America Paycheck Protection Program Website Has Form Page Access Problem
The Bank Of America CARES Act Paycheck Protection Program has a problem where it’s website entry page takes you to, not the page to fill out the form for the economic stimulus program, but a page that shows code related to its JSON script, and a header page that appears to point to a server traffic problem.
It appears that Bank Of America set up a separate website for the Paycheck Protection Program, where a business owner is supposed to be able to get a check to help pay employees and contractors during the economic halt caused by the Worldwide shelter-in-place policies active now, and ongoing for who-knows-how-long.
The giant banking firm asks you to use the separate website but use your own banking credentials. Yet, Bank of America says you have to have a business banking account with the firm. Fine (But for how long?). Well, why not have a link to a form from the Bank of America website? The form can be on another server, but skip the access credentials page. After all, you have to use your same access key, right?
Whatever the reason, it’s quite clear it doesn’t work. It reminds me of the website set up by the Obama Administration when the Affordable Care Act was first established. The traffic to the website was so great, and its design not appropriate to handle it, that it crashed. Enter Facebook legend Chris Hughes, who led a team of Silicon Valley-based Obama Administration operatives who worked on a new site, launched it rapidly, and solved the problem. Bank of America and President Trump should call President Obama for help.
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