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PayPal and Vicious Anti-Zombie Prejudice

A short time ago we declined to switch our checkout system to Google Checkout because of their rather onerous censorship policies, which as free speech advocates the ZRC cannot condone.

Now it seems that Paypal wants to irritate us too:

At a company event today at its headquarters in San Jose, PayPal provided at least one good reason: If you use PayPal’s digital payments, it can save your life during a Zombie Apocalypse.

In a video, produced by a member of its community, it shows how one survivor fled from zombies, but “it wasn’t because he was the brightest,” and “it wasn’t because he had the best tools of the trade.”… It was because he had signed up for PayPal.

PayPal allowed him to quickly pay for things by tapping his finger. For instance, in one scene, he escapes in a rental car after paying for it in one touch, and in another, he buys enough sodas from a vending machine to throw at his gory attackers.

Really, PayPal? You’re reduced to using Anti-Zombie prejudice to shill for your mobile payments platform? That’s where this is going?

Apparently so:

Well, PayPal, the ZRC is *not* amused. This offensive commercial officially endorses the notion of a ‘Zombie Apocalypse’ and pushes to monetize that irrational fear. We are very, very upset. To think that a supposedly reputable financial company would go so far as to promote a product based on intolerance of an oppressed minority group? Shocking. Simply Shocking.

Naturally we give this commercial with our lowest and most shameful rating, the Living Supremacist brand.

PayPal has some explaining to do.

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2 Responses to “PayPal and Vicious Anti-Zombie Prejudice”

  1. PK says:

    Ugh, what sick pandering to the living. Are there any other payment methods at this point? It’s choosing between the lesser of two evils, I imagine…

  2. John Sears says:

    We know just how you feel. Google’s bizarrely censorious, PayPal runs Anti-Zombie ads and a lot of people are mad at Amazon over some of their politics. It’s a series of devils you know and don’t know, really.

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