Update to: Spoof Gets Real
I just confirmed the source of this morning's spoof press release, which has allowed fiction to stir up non-fiction (www.enviro-canada.ca/agenda2020).
The project is trademark Yes Men.
It also turns out that the Wall Street Journal Europe article was also a spoof, complete with non-related links that checked out as well. The url was http://online.europe-wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704201404574590453176996032.html whereas the real WSJ Europe page is http://europe.wsj.com/.
It turns out that there were several other spoof pages including the UN Cop page and the
The Yes Men are a sophisticated group of culture jamming activists, who Wikipedia describes as practicing “identity correction” by pretending to be powerful people and spokespersons for prominent organizations. From their offices in