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Montana Sen. Steve Daines blasts PayPal for 'Orwellian' misinformation policy sent out 'in error'

Posted on AllSides October 23rd, 2022
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Republican Montana Sen. Steve Daines is blasting PayPal for its walked-back policy that threatened to fine users up to $2,500 for using the service to "promote misinformation," calling it "Orwellian."

PayPal updated its Acceptable Use Policy effective Nov. 3, which expanded "prohibited activities," including the "ending, posting, or publication of messages, content, or materials that meet certain criteria."

Each violation of the Acceptable Use Policy could result in "liquidated damages of $2,500.00," which would be withdrawn directly from a user's account.

One of the violations, according to the previous agreement,...

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