PayPal has frozen the account being used to raise money for Pvt. Bradley Manning's legal defense, because its owners refuse to give PayPal access to its bank accounts.
Asked why, if the Courage to Resist account was opened in 2006, PayPal hadn't raised the issue of linking it to a bank account earlier, Nayar did not have an immediate response. ...
Courage to Resist says it repeatedly requested and was refused formal documentation from PayPal describing its policy.
"They opted to apply an exceptional hurdle for us to clear in order to continue as a customer, whereas we have clearly provided the legally required information and verification," the group wrote.
The McClatchy Company, a chain of more than 30 U.S. newspapers, is expected to close its foreign bureaus by the end of the year. The media giant’s chief executive denies the rumors, but it kind of sounds like the closures are likely anyway.
Jon Hendren, @fart, was mistakenly summoned onto Headline News instead of journalist John Hendren, to talk about whistleblower Ed Snowden. He talked about Edward Scissorhands instead. The clueless, scripted anchor didn’t seem to notice the difference.
The National Geographic magazine has been a nonprofit publication since inception in 1888, but that ends today. The long-running American publication becomes very much for-profit under a $725 million dollar deal announced today with 21st Century Fox, the entertainment company controlled by the family of Rupert Murdoch. Murdoch is a notorious climate change denier, and […]
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