September 18, 2020

Paypal on Steroids

Paypal has been placing temporary and permanent account limitations on “steroid information websites” who Paypal determines are in violation of their Acceptable Use Policy (AUP). “Account limitations” is a euphemistic way of saying that you no longer have access to your money in Paypal.

The Paypal service may not be used for activities that, among other things, are related to the sales of:

(a) narcotics, steroids, certain controlled substances or other products that present a risk to consumer safety, (b) drug paraphernalia, (c) items that encourage, promote, facilitate or instruct others to engage in illegal activity…

What activities are “related” to such sales? [Read more…]