Bank Of America Tries To Patent Keeping The Change?
from the anyone-know-where-the-patent-is? dept
Steve Mueller writes "I've recently been hearing an ad on the radio in Silicon Valley for Bank of America's "Keep the Change" plan. Basically, when you use your debit card, they round the purchase up to the next dollar and deposit the "change" in your savings account. It sounds interesting, but what really got me was the "patent pending" notice at the end of the commercial. This seems like yet another stupid business method patent. The website doesn't mention the patent pending status. " This program got a lot of attention last month when it was announced. Anyone know of the patent in question?