I've used paypal with few - actually no problems - - but prompted by
Andy's identification of Mr. Paypal as a right wing bastard I googled
Apparently there are Paypal enemies out there. Some negative
commentary can be found at:
They were initially intimately linked with e-bay but paypal paying has
expanded greatly in recent months. I've used it for lots of stuff. It
is like a debit card where the money comes directly out of your bank
account to an e-mail addressee. It has worked for me with no problems
- but look over the counterarguments. As they say both in ancient Rome
and Worcester St. in New Haven - Caveat Emptor!
On 1/11/07, Andy Blunden <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> If the person receiving money is geared up for it, it's fine.
> The guy who runs PayPal is a right-wing bastard, but the system works OK. I
> use it.
> At 12:35 AM 11/01/2007 -0300, you wrote:
> >Dear friends and colleagues,
> >I know this is almost a random topic but I really need to have a
> >reference of Paypal and whether this is a good way to transfer
> >money. I have to pay a rent for a place where I will stay in the US
> >during an academic stay and the renter suggested that route. I just
> >need to know whether it is a common/safe choice (preferable to cash
> >for instance) and if you had used it how your experience was. Any
> >advise will be welcomed!
> >David Preiss, Ph.D.
> >Profesor Auxiliar / Assistant Professor
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> >Fax: 3544844
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