A parents group which fought hard to keep schools open during Covid is the latest vocal group to have their account cancelled by financial technology giant PayPal.
UsForThem was ‘shocked’ to discover that it could not access thousands of pounds of donated money after PayPal suspended its account ‘in accordance with’ the company’s user agreement.
Just last week, The Telegraph reported that the technology giant, co-founded by Elon Musk, had controversially shut the accounts of Toby Young’s Free Speech Union as well as his news website, the Daily Sceptic.
Musk, who made around $175.8million after PayPal was sold to eBay, has since been trying to buy social media giant Twitter as he looks to promote ‘free speech’.
But in the latest backlash that PayPal has faced, MPs have hit back insisting that financial technology firms should not lock people out of accounts based on ‘perfectly legal political views’.
At Business Questions, Conservative MP for Devizes Danny Kruger asked: ‘Does she share…