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Re: [vox] [OT] Paypal (was E-commerce/Credit Card...)
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Re: [vox] [OT] Paypal (was E-commerce/Credit Card...)

I like the a affero.com idea, I wonder if anyone is using it, or how they
make their money

----- Original Message -----
From: "Ken Herron" <kherron@newsguy.com>
To: <vox@lists.lugod.org>
Sent: Thursday, April 10, 2003 12:12 AM
Subject: Re: [vox] [OT] Paypal (was E-commerce/Credit Card...)

> --On Wednesday, April 09, 2003 08:47:19 PM -0700 Charles McLaughlin
> <cmclaughlin@ucdavis.edu> wrote:
> > I recently designed a website for a non-profit organization that would
> > like to accept donations online.  I've found that credit card processing
> > services are expensive -- the cheapest I've found is ~$20/month.  This
> > isn't feasible for the organization I'm working with.  Now I'm thinking
> > of using PayPal, since there is no monthly fee.
> This isn't a direct answer to your question, but I suggest you think hard
> about signing up with paypal:
> "eBay bends over backwards to hand users' personal info to police"
> <http://www.politechbot.com/p-04485.html>
> (Paypal is owned by eBay)
> "Anti-abortion activist complains Paypal seized his account"
> <http://www.politechbot.com/p-04524.html>
> "Paypal deletes account of independent news site, gives no reason"
> <http://www.politechbot.com/p-04548.html>
> "Politech members reply over Paypal deleting news site account"
> <http://www.politechbot.com/p-04552.html>
> One of these mentions Affero, <http://www.affero.com/>. I don't know
> anything about them other than what's on their home page, but you might
> check them out.
> --
> Ken Herron
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