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Friday, July 13, 2018

PayPal wrote to a woman who had died of cancer saying her death had breached its rules and that it might take legal action as a consequence. The firm has since acknowledged that the letter was "insensitive", apologised to her widower, and begun an inquiry into how it came to be sent.




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The matter came to light after her bereaved husband contacted the BBC.

He said he wanted to make other organisations aware how distressing automated messages could be.


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I this happened to me, you couldn't chain me to my coffin. I would be right there in their customer center, dripping grave dirt and zombie parts, with that bill in my hand.

#1 | Posted by HeliumRat at 2018-07-13 08:24 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

How rude of her to die and deprive corporations of their profits.

Take it out of her husbands hide.

He knew she was gonna die and he just let her die. Without even so much as a Howdy do or Good bye to Pay Pal. She didn't even consider how The Corporation would suffer.

What is wrong with people today?

#2 | Posted by donnerboy at 2018-07-13 09:02 PM | Reply

I blame it's parent corporation for rearing such a terrifying person that does not understand the distinction between "living" and the legal definition of alive that gives corporations personhood.

PayPal wasn't breastfed, that's obvious.

#3 | Posted by redlightrobot at 2018-07-14 03:22 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Wow so far no one has blamed Trump!

#4 | Posted by phesterOBoyle at 2018-07-14 04:07 AM | Reply


"Wow so far no one has blamed Trump!"

No, but it probably gave him a new idea.

Dear Little Kid:

Your parents left you because they don't want you any more. They hate you. You're a failure as a child and now you've been thrown away like garbbage.

Suck it up.


Donald J. Trump, President
Master of the Universe

#5 | Posted by Twinpac at 2018-07-14 05:16 AM | Reply | Funny: 2

Follow the TOU, but who has time to read those?

#6 | Posted by Nuke_Gently at 2018-07-14 07:22 AM | Reply


The ironic thing is the TOS was so long she died while trying to read it.

#7 | Posted by TaoWarrior at 2018-07-14 08:03 AM | Reply

Corporations are impersonal profit seeking entities. They are not people. They should not have the rights that people have. I hope that Pay Pal has to pay her grieving husband a pile of cash for the pain and suffering they have caused.

#8 | Posted by danni at 2018-07-14 10:38 AM | Reply

aaawwwwwww too soon?

#9 | Posted by RightisTrite at 2018-07-14 12:28 PM | Reply

#8 - "Corporations are impersonal profit seeking entities. They are not people." - WRONG! Corporations are PERSONS and money is SPEECH - Try to keep up?

#10 | Posted by getoffmedz at 2018-07-15 10:36 AM | Reply

If money is free speech then free speech would be money and I'd talk a lot more.

#11 | Posted by danni at 2018-07-15 02:21 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

If money is free speech then free speech would be money and I'd talk a lot more.

POSTED BY DANNI AT 2018-07-15 02:21 PM | REPLY

ROFLMMFAO Same here honey same here. I'd be so rich I could buy an Amish Farm.

#12 | Posted by LauraMohr at 2018-07-15 02:48 PM | Reply

Damn! That sounds like some Comcast support crap.

#13 | Posted by fresno500 at 2018-07-15 06:34 PM | Reply

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