From Jim Gilliam's blog archivesFeds Using Patriot Act to Screw eBay
April 1, 2003 1:02 PM
If there's any question as to whether the Patriot Act was really just about fighting terrorism, let me direct you to exhibit A.
The feds are going after Paypal, and by extension eBay, for money it earned off gambling from the time between the Patriot Act and eBay's purchase of Paypal.
It's tough being patriotic these days. Even buying beanie babies can help support the terrorists.
Feds Using Patriot Act to Screw eBay (04.01.2003)