Saturday, September 07, 2002

paypal's arbitration system

On August 30th, a federal Judge in San Jose took a look at Paypal's terms for arbitration, and allowed a class action suit to go forward against the company.

A ruling on that date overturned the requirement that disputes involving paypal must be determined in "private, binding arbitration in Santa Clara County, rather than suing in court." Considering that the cost of the arbitration fees, and of travel to Santa Clara County is probably more than most amounts in dispute, that seems like a reasonable decision on its face.

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