Tag Archives: PayPal

Alex Jones Sues PayPal For Anti-Conservative Bias

Remember all the times Alex Jones screamed about gay wedding cakes? Apparently businesses don’t have the right to turn you away because of who you are if you happen to be Alex Jones. Right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones hit PayPal with a federal lawsuit Monday, claiming bias against conservative views guided its decision to block his company from earning money …

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PayPal Finally Bans Infowars For Promoting Hate

The Verge reports: PayPal will no longer do business with Infowars, according to a post on the conspiracy theory site this morning. PayPal broke the news in an email to Infowars yesterday, saying the company had conducted a comprehensive review of the Infowars site and found that it “promoted hate and discriminatory intolerance against certain communities and religions,” a violation …

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NORTH CAROLINA: Petulant State Officials Demand That PayPal Return Pre-HB2 Ceremonial Wooden Bowl

The Charlotte Observer reports: Over the last year, when companies announced plans to grow their footprints in North Carolina, state leaders have presented them with an unusual gift: An oak bowl carved from wood from the state capitol grounds. So when PayPal unceremoniously canceled its plans for an expansion in Charlotte over opposition to House Bill 2, state officials did …

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CALIFORNIA: American Family Association Runs Full-Page Ad In PayPal’s Hometown Newspaper

From the American Family Association: North Carolina isn’t the first state that has experienced corporate bullying by companies like PayPal. Indiana, Georgia, Arkansas, Mississippi and many others have all experienced corporate bullying in the last year or so. When states attempt to protect religious liberty via legislation, Fortune 500 companies threaten and bully states into submission. Sadly, these companies blindly …

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Freep This Denver Post Poll About PayPal

JMG reader David points us to today’s poll on the front page of the Denver Post, which only tells a portion of North Carolina’s sweeping anti-LGBT law. Weigh in at this link. The poll is slightly down in the right-hand column.

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Harlem Hate Pastor: Stop The Vicious Sodomites At PayPal By Donating To My Church Via PayPal [VIDEO]

Yesterday Harlem hate Pastor James David Manning posted a clip in which he and his co-host denounced the “vicious sodomites” at PayPal for cancelling their new operations center in North Carolina over that state’s hate law. Manning, of course, makes no mention of the prominent PayPal donation banner that pops up during his rant. That clip is here, but the …

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Franklin Graham: PayPal Gets The Hypocrite Of Year Award So Please Donate To Me Via My PayPal Button

“PayPal gets the hypocrite of the year award! This company says they’re not coming to North Carolina because the legislators and Gov. Pat McCrory have passed a law to protect women and children against sexual predators by not allowing men to use women’s restrooms and locker rooms. “Congressman Robert Pittenger made a great point yesterday: ‘PayPal does business in 25 …

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Tony Perkins: Stop Mocking Our PayPal Button [AUDIO]

Apparently I struck a hate-nerve yesterday as Tony Perkins last night took to his radio show to say, “Those of you on the left who have been trolling, take note – PayPal will not be on our site for much longer. Those of you who are foaming at the mouth can take it easy.” More from Right Wing Watch: Perkins …

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Montana Democrats Invite PayPal To Set Up Shop

NBC Montana reports: Following PayPal’s decision to cancel its expansion plans in North Carolina, Sen. Jon Tester and Gov. Steve Bullock today invited the multi-billion dollar company to open up shop in Montana. Tester and Bullock’s letter to PayPal President and CEO Dan Schulman outlined the many reasons why Big Sky Country is best place to do business and create …

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EVIDENCE: Tony Perkins Has Half A Brain

Last night hate group leader Tony Perkins declared that “anyone with half a brain” wouldn’t want to patronize the “extremist” PayPal. But as was just pointed out to us on Twitter, the Family Research Council today prominently offers PayPal as a donation option. Whoops.

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Tony Perkins: Anybody With Half A Brain Wouldn’t Want Extremist PayPal In Their State Anyway

Via press release: PayPal may be the Left’s friend, but it’s no pal of North Carolina’s! The money transfer service announced this morning that it’s canceling the company’s Charlotte expansion because the state won’t force young girls to share bathrooms and showers with grown men. Company CEO Dan Schulman is so outraged that North Carolina listened to its people and …

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eBay Spins Off PayPal

PayPal is an independent company once again. At $46.6 billion, PayPal would have a greater market capitalization than that of eBay, whose value will shrink to around $34 billion, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. PayPal will begin trading on the Nasdaq under the ticker “PYPL,” returning to its roots under the same ticker it had before it was acquired …

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Tech Industry Coalition Issues Statement Calling For Full Federal LGBT Rights

In response to the ongoing RFRA battles, a coalition of over 100 major tech industry corporations has issued a joint statement calling for full federal LGBT anti-discrimination protections. The values of diversity, fairness and equality are central to our industry. These values fuel creativity and inspiration, and those in turn make the U.S. technology sector the most admired in the …

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Tech Giants Denounce RFRA Bills

Via press release: The values of diversity, fairness and equality are central to our industry. These values fuel creativity and inspiration, and those in turn make the U.S. technology sector the most admired in the world today. We believe it is critically important to speak out about proposed bills and existing laws that would put the rights of minorities at …

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Google Goes After PayPal

TechCrunch reports on another announcement out of Google’s developers conference. Flying under the radar amid a flurry of announcements from today’s Google I/O developer conference is the bigger news of how Google is stepping up its efforts to compete with online payment giants, such as PayPal. It plans to do so with a revamped checkout process for the web, mobile …

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