Yahoo Ditches PayPal Wannabe

from the that-took-a-while dept

For over four years, Yahoo has offered a PayPal wannabe called PayDirect in association with HSBC. I think I was one of about 3 or 4 people who actually used it at one time or another. However, since no one else has been using it during that time, and everyone just uses PayPal (when it's up), Yahoo is officially shutting the PayDirect service down. It appears that in the easy online transaction department, this really is a winner takes all market.
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    Anonymous Coward, 24 Oct 2004 @ 8:45pm

    Re: No Subject Given has no objections to using their service to gamble online either -- unlike Paypal.

    Shit, paypal won't even let you spend money through them for porn! Imagine if your bank censored transactions like that.

    Paypal sucks.

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