Pay Pal, the preeminent online payment service, addresses the issue in its User Agreement and Acceptable Use Policy (Just what falls into these prohibited categories can be the subject of dispute, however. But the court allowed Infostream’s breach of contract, breached of the implied covenant of good and fair dealing, and California state unfair competition law claims to stand, at least at this early stage of the litigation.
When Pay Pal invoked these sections in terminating the account of former user Infostream Group Inc., the company brought an action against Pay Pal alleging antitrust violations, breach of contract, fraud and unfair business practices claims. The court concluded that the Pay Pal terms could be found to be ambiguous, because the sexually oriented materials or services,” and, therefore, did not prohibit all such services.
In the meantime, the EFF has put together a letter writing campaign to tell Paypal to stop censoring books: Recently, Pay Pal gave online publishers and booksellers, including Book Strand.com, Smashwords, and e Xcessica, an ultimatum: it would close their accounts and refuse to process all payments unless they removed erotic books containing descriptions of rape, incest, and bestiality.
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