Dear PayPal: You’re Just a Tool, So Quit Acting Like One

I’ve recently given in and started using PayPal. I say “given in” because I used to do everything I could possibly think of to avoid using it, after my partner Gareth was forced to invest multiple hours fighting with them to get back the $400 he spent on a camera he purchased but never received. In an effort to avoid that kind of pain in the future, I decided it was best to not include them in my repertoire of online payment tools.PayPal has since cornered the market in this area, making it a hassle for me in terms of paying editors, designers and so forth, so I reluctantly set up an account last year. And so far, I’ve been quite happy with their service.

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