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« on: 14/04/2010 04:51:02 »
Just had a look at PayPal’s new terms and conditions, and noticed that they give sell your data to a debt collecting agency …


https://cms.paypal.com/cms_content/GB/en_GB/files/ua/eu_20100601.pdf

Nice to know that if someone has stolen my identity and has taken out a loan in my name, (which they do not repay),
 the data creeps at PayPal will give debt collectors my bank account details.


 

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« Reply #1 on: 14/04/2010 07:00:27 »
Yes, that stinks!
 

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« Reply #2 on: 17/04/2010 15:24:58 »
You gotta read the terms and conditions  :) ...

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Answer this question honestly – do you read the small print when you buy games on the internet?

High Street retailing giant GameStation decided to put this to the test and inserted a new clause into their terms and conditions earlier this month that granted them legal rights to the immortal souls of thousands of their online customers. Here, in darkest legalese, is how they got away with such a heinous act:

"By placing an order via this Web site on the first day of the fourth month of the year 2010 Anno Domini, you agree to grant Us a non transferable option to claim, for now and for ever more, your immortal soul. Should We wish to exercise this option, you agree to surrender your immortal soul, and any claim you may have on it, within 5 (five) working days of receiving written notification from gamestation.co.uk or one of its duly authorised minions.

According to GameStation, around 7,500 customers carelessly signed their souls away
http://uk.videogames.games.yahoo.com/blog/article/11851/
 

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« Reply #3 on: 18/04/2010 00:54:29 »
LOL! I better start reading these things.
 

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