ExxonMobil's afraid? Of what?

A follow-up here, to this post a few days ago on ExxonMobil's reaction to a recent Union of Concerned Scientists report. I was led to the ExxonMobil report via The Morning News, and I wrote a quick sketch of the back-and-forth between UCS and ExxonMobil. I concluded the post with ambivalence, saying there wasn't anything in the report that anyone would be surprised by. Yet, it would be a pattern of ill-conceived acceptance to let egregious behavior go unnoticed for the mere fact that we expect such behavior.

Yet now ExxonMobil has removed their rebbutal to the report!

I went back to re-read it, and the link was dead. They took it down. Now it says:

Sorry, the page you requested was not found.

Please check the URL for proper spelling and capitalization. If you're having trouble locating a destination on ExxonMobil, Mobil, Esso and Exxon try visiting us at ExxonMobil.com, Mobil.com, Esso.com or Exxon.com.

How about that.

If you search the ExxonMobil homepage, though, the (now dead) link still comes up at the top.

So what gives?

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