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The ones wanting to profit might have been the same ones who brought it all to our attention.
I thought at one point it was Sony that started up a 2012 website getting it all going, until NASA stepped in to say it isn't so. They were
promoting the 2012 movie, well in advance if it's release. Scaring enough people with this mayan calendar so they would go see the movie. I don't
think the site made it known it was affiliated with Sony. Other sources popping up could also have been in cahoots with Sony.
Here's the source for this 2009 article
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ETA at that time in 2009 there was no ads for the DVD. On this Sony
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Sony Pictures set up a website for an organisation called the Institute for Human Continuity which predicts a cataclysmic denouement for Earth
three years from now. It suggests that “after two decades of rigorous research from the world’s top astronomers, mathematicians, geologists,
physicists, engineers, futurists, we know that in 2012 a series of cataclysmic forces will wreak havoc on our planet”. It even details how
elections have begun for the leader of the post-2102 world, offers survival kits and asks people to sign up to a lottery to be saved. In fact, the
website is a vehicle for promoting 2012 — a disaster movie about the end of the world based on predictions in the Mayan calendar.
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