Tommy Robinson: Former EDL leader banned from using PayPal

PayPal said today that it will cancel accounts used by far-right group the Proud Boys as well as multiple accounts from anti-fascist groups. The move will make it much harder for the groups to raise money online. The decision is the latest act of “de-platforming” by the tech industry, which has been grappling with how to effectively handle users that promote hateful or violent ideologies. the move will make it harder for the groups to raise money The ban will include the Proud Boys account as well as an account used by its founder, Gavin McInnes, PayPal said. The company is also canceling accounts for Atlanta Antifa, Antifa Sacramento, and the Anti-Fascist Network. PayPal had previously canceled accounts for Antifa Philadelphia, Antifa... Continue reading…

Tommy Robinson: Former EDL leader banned from using PayPal

'A lot' of money has been frozen in account for 180 days, 35-year-old says

Fri 9 Nov 18 from The Independent

PayPal ban unfairly lumps antifa with far-right Proud Boys, critics say

Crackdown draws ire from leftwing organizers who say the firm is pandering to white nationalists and extremistsPayPal is canceling the accounts of the far right group, the Proud Boys, and also ...

Fri 9 Nov 18 from Guardian.co.uk

PayPal bans far-right Proud Boys and multiple anti-fascist groups

The far-right group Proud Boys has been hit with bans from Twitter and Facebook and now it will no longer be allowed to operate on PayPal. The Verge reports that PayPal will be cancelling ...

Fri 9 Nov 18 from Engadget

PayPal shuts down accounts for Proud Boys and founder McInnes as well as antifa groups

PayPal has shut down several accounts, including those for far-right group the Proud Boys and their founder, Gavin McInnes, for the promotion of "hate, violence, or other forms of intolerance." ...

Fri 9 Nov 18 from TechCrunch

PayPal is canceling accounts used by the Proud Boys, Gavin McInnes, and antifa groups

PayPal said today that it will cancel accounts used by far-right group the Proud Boys as well as multiple accounts from anti-fascist groups. The move will make it much harder for ...

Fri 9 Nov 18 from The Verge

Paypal stops handling payments for Tommy Robinson

The Paypal account for Mr Robinson has been closed after it violated the payment firm's policies.

Thu 8 Nov 18 from BBC Technology

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