Nokia 'Plan B' was a hoax

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No longer hosting a phony manifesto, now redirects to the associated Twitter account, where the latest update reads: “there are no 'nine young investors', just one very bored engineer who really likes his iPhone”

Although labelled a ‘hoax’, NokiaPlanB had a darker purpose. One of the website's final paragraphs reads:

“If you are a Nokia shareholder or institutional investor and support this plan, please get in touch with us at You can also help us by publicly expressing your support for this plan in your website, blog, twitter feed, Facebook page or by issuing a press release.”

Taking advantage of genuine shareholder concerns, this elaborate phish-style trap might have given the hoaxers serious leverage over dissenting Nokia shareholders.

If you want to re-live NokiaPlanB, you can view it at this Google cache.