Stormwolf: Michael A. Stackpole: The Golden Rule: He Who Has the Gold Makes the Rules

March 6, 2012

I think that each of us needs to consider what Paypal’s done and realize they’ve begun inching down a very slippery slope. In my opinion, once they begin to pressure businesses engaging in legal activity to curtail those activities, they’re setting themselves up to be moral arbiters for the culture—or, by proxy, instruments of special-interest groups who want to be moral arbiters. I never saw that as part of their business mission statement. Maybe it’s time to buy some Ebay stock and voice my opinion as a stockholder.