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[–] Froztwolf 0 points 8 points (+8|-0) ago 

Not to just the hosting company either, but to PayPal as well, which is why their account is frozen and they can't accept PayPal donations at the moment.

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[–] fickit1time 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago  (edited ago)

I'm not sure if this is true or not but I found this in another voat thread.

Paypal new ToS starting July 1,2015

15.5 License Grant from You to PayPal; IP Warranties. Subject to section 15.6, when providing PayPal with content or posting content using PayPal Services, you grant us a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, transferable, and sublicensable (through multiple tiers) right to exercise any and all copyright, publicity, trademarks, database rights and intellectual property rights you have in the content, in any media known now or in the future. Further, to the fullest extent permitted under applicable law, you waive your moral rights and promise not to assert such rights against PayPal, its sublicensees or its assignees. You represent and warrant that none of the following infringe any intellectual property or publicity right: your provision of content to PayPal, your posting of content using the PayPal Services, and PayPal’s use of such content (including of works derived from it) in connection with the PayPal Services.”

http://anonhq.com/paypal-intends-take-content-new-terms-service/

https://www.paypal.com/us/webapps/mpp/ua/useragreement-full#15

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[–] YourBlueIsMyPurple 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

I thought that was because Voat suddenly got given huge amounts of money from a large number of donors. It still sucks, but Atko at least at first said that it was unfortunate but standard procedure.