If a company tells you that you breached their contract by dying, you may still be alive, an immortal or receiving mail past the Pearly Gates.
“The BBC reports that a woman in the UK got a stern letter from PayPal recently, informing her that she had defaulted on a PayPal Credit loan with an outstanding balance of £3,240.72. It was no excuse, apparently, that she had died three weeks earlier. In fact, that was the reason PayPal was bothering her. “You are in breach of condition 15.4(c) of your agreement with PayPal Credit,” the letter said, “as we have received notice that you are deceased.” Not only that, it continued, “[t]his breach is not capable of remedy.”
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