Decibel (decibel45) wrote,


Paypal is sending out notices that, thanks to the USA PATRIOT act, they now have to collect age information if you're investing in their money market account (which is how you earn interest on any balance you have in your paypal account).

Why the hell does the government need to know how old I am? What the hell good does it do?

Thanks to a congress that's too chickenshit to use it's head and get rid of all the senseless crap in the PATRIOT act, Paypal now has to spend a bunch of money collecting this information, the government has to spend a bunch of taxpayer dollars storing it, and I have to spend time filling out some useless form.

These people are out of control.

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