Privacy breach in Paypal !!!
Thread poster: Lionel Kempf

Lionel Kempf  Identity Verified
France
Local time: 17:25
English to French
+ ...
Jul 24, 2003

Hello,

just to inform all translators that Paypal,(owned by EBay)has now implemented a new regulation representing a major breach in privacy : in short, if you sign up with them (or have signed up) you basically agree that you allow them to give away all your information (including transactions) to the federal state of the USA !

to have a full picture, have a look at the following article : http://www.thenation.com/doc.mhtml?i=20030707&s=engle

Maybe it's time to change provider. (I have an account with them but luckily never used it !).


 

Narasimhan Raghavan  Identity Verified
Local time: 20:55
English to Tamil
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The big brother is watching you! Jul 27, 2003

I have read the link. It sounds like 1984 of Orwell.
If this trend continues, I don't think that your changing the service provider is going to be of any help.



Lionel Kempf wrote:

Hello,

just to inform all translators that Paypal,(owned by EBay)has now implemented a new regulation representing a major breach in privacy : in short, if you sign up with them (or have signed up) you basically agree that you allow them to give away all your information (including transactions) to the federal state of the USA !

to have a full picture, have a look at the following article : http://www.thenation.com/doc.mhtml?i=20030707&s=engle

Maybe it's time to change provider. (I have an account with them but luckily never used it !).


 


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