The power of the people . . .

Posted originally on the conservative tree house on October 9, 2022 | stella

It seems that “voting with your feet” (this time electronically) still works. PayPal, which had announced new “legal agreements” earlier this month, is backing down.

The new agreement, which would have taken effect in early November, attempted to control free speech by its clients. It has since been removed from the PayPal website, but as reported by The Daily Wire:

A new policy update from PayPal will permit the firm to sanction users who advance purported “misinformation” or present risks to user “wellbeing” with fines of up to $2,500 per offense.

The financial services company, which has repeatedly deplatformed organizations and individual commentators for their political views, will expand its “existing list of prohibited activities” on November 3. Among the changes are prohibitions on “the sending, posting, or publication of any messages, content, or materials” that “promote misinformation” or “present a risk to user safety or wellbeing.” Users are also barred from “the promotion of hate, violence, racial or other forms of intolerance that is discriminatory.”

As the contents of the new legal agreement because widely known, droves of PayPal customers began to withdraw their funds and close their accounts. One example:

My opinion? Find another service provider. PayPal may have been the big dog in the market, but they aren’t the only one, and who knows what they will try next. I don’t know anything about this particular company, but here is one of the companies advertising their services:

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