PayPal: accept robocalls and automated texts, or close your account

Discussion in 'privacy problems' started by Dermot7, Jun 3, 2015.

  1. Dermot7

    Dermot7 Registered Member

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    http://www.ghacks.net/2015/06/03/paypal-accept-robocalls-and-automated-texts-or-close-your-account/
     
  2. funkydude

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    What sensationalist journalism can do if you don't clarify your privacy policy.
     
  3. Dermot7

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    US PayPal users face marketing robot cold calls - BBC News
     
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  4. mirimir

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    Robocalls and email from companies that you do business with are exempt, I believe.
     
  5. noone_particular

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    I'd like to see a phone version of the approach that was used with e-mail, spam the spammers. See if PayPal likes repeating robocalls from all of its customers.
     
  6. Palancar

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    I don't mind their junk emails, of which they send several each month. They will never be able to call me for anything.
     
  7. driekus

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    I saw this coming a few months ago and set up an account under a pseudonym with a burner phone. Closed the account under my real name today. :)
     
  8. ronjor

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    http://www.computerworld.com/articl...paypal-robocall-policy-could-break-rules.html
     
  10. AutoCascade

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    PayPal is the worst company I have ever done business with. I'll wager eBay remains a captive PayPal customer though.
     
  11. ronjor

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    http://techcrunch.com/2015/06/29/pa...g-backlash-over-robocalls-and-fcc-complaints/
     
  12. Snoop3

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    the answer is more competition
     
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