History lesson, Democratic Socialists took over Germany in the 30’s. That created the role model for the propaganda machine that is today called Social Media. They used to be known as Nazi’s, unlike the throwaway term used for anyone you don’t like on the Internet now.
Since the Internet is forever, here is the link to them being overlords and believing that they are part of the dictatorship with Google and Meta/Fake book.
PayPal couldn’t help their liberal selves when the over stepped boundaries with the now well known $2500 speech police fine they were to levy per incident.
After massive push back and account cancellations, the excuse “It was misinformation” came out. That is PR spin for we effed up and are trying not to lose all of our money. It’s been walked back faster than grease through a goose.
The updated policy prohibits users from using PayPal for activities that:
“Involve the sending, posting, or publication of any messages, content, or materials that, in PayPal’s sole discretion, (a) are harmful, obscene, harassing, or objectionable … (e) depict, promote, or incite hatred or discrimination of protected groups or of individuals or groups based on protected characteristics (e.g. race, religion, gender or gender identity, sexual orientation, etc.) … (g) are fraudulent, promote misinformation … or (i) are otherwise unfit for publication.”
In an update to this story, PayPal is now saying that they have no such policy and that the notice about the AUP update “went out in error” and “included incorrect information”:
However, when contacted, a PayPal spokesperson said that the Acceptable Use Policy notice went out in error and that the company will not fine users for misinformation.From Legal Insurrection
Want to see what lying is in PR speech? Here it is:
Well, we grew up with first amendment rights as did our forefathers and at least half of the nation wants to remain free.
The founder calls BS.
They believed they could do it or it wouldn’t have gone through their legal and communications department. Both should be job hunting this morning. Their politics over ruled logic and economics.
Gillette pulled this in the form of male bashing and it cost them $9 Billion. Good luck PayPal.
When you only read things that confirm your bias, it’s a real surprise when the real world doesn’t agree.
Get woke, go broke.
Update: They are almost certainly lying