PayPal said late Tuesday that it has fixed a software glitch that locked some of its customers out of their accounts and crippled eBay users’ ability to complete online transactions.
As of Wednesday morning, PayPal’s site appeared to be functioning properly again, after several days of intermittent performance. The company has acknowledged that the problem was related to a software code update that it made to the site Thursday. As the issue began to proliferate, customers of PayPal’s parent company, online auctioneer eBay, began filling that site’s message boards with complaints.
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