Hackers call for PayPal boycott

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  1. shakirmoledina
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    Seems like the paypal issue with Wikileaks is not going to be left alone by these "groups"
     


  2. omgpwn666

    omgpwn666 Guy gamer and proud!

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    Just kids being kids. [​IMG]
     
  3. madeinair

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    Man, these guys are making something happen!! i really do applaud them.
     
  4. Yu-Gi-Oh 100

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    paypal needs to be destroyed along with ebay.
     
  5. Slyakin

    Slyakin See ya suckers

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    Nah, I still like eBay.

    I'll be keeping my Paypal.
     
  6. wolffangalchemist

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    i think i'll delete my paypal.... or well i can't delete it but i'll be making a new one after i spend all my paypal cash.
    they are gonna freeze it in 14 days anyway because i tried to get a PayPal debit card and don't have a bank account to register, it's that kind of bullshit i really hate they flag your account to be froze within 14 day if you don't provide them with proof you are who you say for the most ridiculous reasons.
     
  7. Jamstruth

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    Maybe I should delete my PayPal account. Not for any reason other than that these guys will hack the shit out of the place and I don't want them at my debit card info.
     
  8. Foxi4

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    Anonymous is not a "group" thus it cannot be negotiated with. You can't colaborate with people who are not bound together in a group with a certain structure. If these "Anonymous" are "organized", then they're just a group of peasants under a fancy, trendy name. It has nothing to do with the real, non-organized Anonymous.
     
  9. soulx

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    Ahaha, is shit actually happening?

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    Anonymous is using legal activism to put the hurt to Paypal via #OpPayPal, so much so that the threat of Operation PayPal has slammed its parent company eBay with between $933M to $1B in a stock crash. Five hours into #OpPayPal, it was estimated that there were four PayPal account closures per minute. Holy ouch! Is the operation against PayPal the reason eBay is bleeding like a sieve as stock prices plummet? [/p]
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    And Paypal removed the ability to close accounts online.
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    http://blogs.computerworld.com/18698/alleg...d_1b_stock_loss
     
  10. deathking

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    they are trying to take claim for ebays stock price drop
    hilarious
    you think the guys at wall street know who they are or care
    id attribute the stock drop to many other reasons including the value of the us dollar going down
    and it only went down 1 buck on a 35 buck share that is normal fluctuation in share price
     
  11. dickfour

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    I'm going to close my paypal account because LulzSec and Anonymous, two of the most prominent douchebags groups ask me to? I don't think so. I don't give a shit about wikileaks. Is LulzSec going to reimburse me for all sales I'll loose if i stop accepting paypal? I didn't think so. I don't see paypal capitulating to mob style extortion ether. If anything they'll harden their position and never proses wikileaks donations. Total impact of the boycott in the long run with be 0. Everyone who deleted their account will be opening a new one in a few months because they need to but a new gadget or sell an old one. Want to really hurt paypal? Create an alternative to paypal.
     
  12. FireGrey

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    These guys have heaps of power [​IMG]
    I think they might actually succeed in taking paypal down..
     
  13. Foxi4

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    Why are you suprised, people?

    Also, a big F.U to you, U.S.A. You blew your money off on petty wars in the Middle East, now deal with it. With all my heart I hope that the impossible will happen and that nobody helps you get back on your feet. There should be only one country the U.S should depend on, and it's the U.S itself.

    I pray to God Almighty that my Tax money will not go on funding more nonsensical bullcrap of the U.S government, I hope *my* money won't fuel the everyday Joe's need to buy sh*t on credit, I hope that the Colossus on clay legs crushes to the ground with a loud *thump*, maybe it will help your politicians wake the f*ck up, because what they've been doing for the past years is completely inacceptable.

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    THIS is why the E-Bay stock plummets. Unfamiliar number? That's your Public Debt, U.S citizens.

    The estimated population of the United States is 311,012,397, so each citizen's share of this debt is $46,129.78.

    The National Debt has continued to increase an average of $3.82 billion per day since September 28, 2007.

    Great, just great. Thank God I perfected the Slow Clapping technique. *claps*
     
  14. jonesman99

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    You know wut?

    Let them get my paypal account and debit card info... all they will be getting from me is -$287.

    Wait... hold the hell on.

    I'm assuming that you are thinking that it is entirely the U.S.'s fault that the rest of the world is crumbling. Not only that, you seem to think that everyone in the US feels the same way that the politicians, wealthy, predecessors, and people who were old enough to vote for all of this.

    We ALL did not want this and the current and future children of this world will suffer far more than you are right if everyone does not come together right now and work this thing out.
     
  15. soulx

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    All I have to say is, where's our $134.7 billion?
     
  16. Foxi4

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    I'd say that compared to the U.S, Canada's in the clear.

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    As you can see, since '96 Canada tried to lower its debt as much as possible while the U.S went all "Ah, f*ck all, we ain't got money, we can just as well spend it".
     
  17. soulx

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    At the end of the Clinton administration, the US actually tried to pay off their debt. After Bush came in, we all know what happened.
    [tnw=600]http://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/image/debt_chart_wh2.jpg[/tnw]
     
  18. Foxi4

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    I'm not suffering, I'm having great fun. I've been watching the state of matters closely for quite some time and I was waiting for this to happen. To be perfectly honest, I don't give a rat's ass about what happens to your petty economy and badly organized country.

    Poland was hardly affected by the global economical crisis, and this recent "fun fact" is not going to affect it much aswell. I sure as hell hope that people will NOT help your country out, because its your and your fault only that the debt is this high.

    It didn't "appear" from nowhere, it was slowly growing due to years and years of spending money you didn't have on crap you didn't need. That, and your hyper-agressive Military attitude.

    In other words, you DESERVE it.
     
  19. Thomas83Lin

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    GTFO, No way am i withdrawing my Paypal account.lol [​IMG]

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  20. DeathStrudel

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    Once again you're doing exactly what he said in the first place and placing the blame on every single American which is just ridiculous, it's like blaming a whole town for a murder that was committed by one man