I was looking to buy some Crest White Strips off of eBay (sealed packages, good dates, much cheaper!!). When I found someone with a good price, I saw they do not accept Paypal, only checks or money order (I am not a big Paypal fan, but, i also don't like sending strangers my checking account info or paying them with a money order). So, I sent an email just politely asking how come they didn't take Paypal. Here's the response I got back: I do not like PayPal....i do not trust PayPal. They are not a bank, they are not subject to any federal regulation. As part of your aggreement with them, PayPal can put a hold on your account, tie up your funds for up to 180 days....without reason or recourse. They have caused a great deal of grief & unnecessary disruption to several of my efirends....I opt not to accept their terms, nor will I tolerate their Gestapo tactics.