PayPal is reportedly offering account holders $15 to prevent them closing their accounts after the platform shamefully threatened to steal their money if they express the ‘wrong’ opinion.
PayPal announced that it would reserve the right to take up to $2500 from people’s accounts if they ‘spread hate’ or ‘misinformation’ – meaning opinions they dislike.
After a massive backlash, Paypal backtracked and then a narrative was created by so called ‘fact checkers’ that the entire thing never happened and Paypal never intended to fine people for wrong think, despite writing an entire policy update expressing an intent to do so:
Now, as the company’s stock price continues to plummet amid users cancelling their accounts, PayPal appears to be offering free money in an attempt to retain customers:
Do not take their $15 bribe. Delete your PayPal account. https://t.co/lFd7QBxG7M
— Ian Miles Cheong (@stillgray) October 13, 2022