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Damn the Man Save the Empire

PayPal Unfreezes Diaspora’s Account, After Twitter Outrage

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Man, PayPal is totally The Man these days. The payments processor has put the freeze on everyone from Wikileaks to Occupy Wall Street, and most recently put a lock on about $45,000 for NYU-hatched anti-social network Diaspora’s community-donated funds. “Thousands of Diaspora supporters tweeted and emailed the payments company, urging that the funds be released,” DIaspora’s Peter Schurman said in a press release. “PayPal has sent an email to Diaspora* announcing that its account has been restored.  A PayPal executive also apologized repeatedly during a phone call with Diaspora.” Read More