According to cnn.com, mobile payment service provider Square is preparing for an IPO. Financial advisors looking to “clean-up” the company’s image may account for Square’s decision to kneecap its customers’ human, civil and Constitutionally protected right to keep and bear arms. Alternatively, Square’s CEO Jack Dorsey may have banned guns and ammo on his own for personal/political reasons . . .
The Twitter co-founder’s on record as admitting that he’d like to be Mayor of New York City. Yup, Dorsey’s a big fan of hi-tech eavesdropper, civilian disarmament proponent and all around fascist bastard, Michael Bloomberg.
“I think that Mayor Bloomberg has done an amazing job, and I and a lot of Silicon Valley look to him as a guiding light because he’s completely rethought what it means to be mayor,” Dorsey told CNN.
I don’t think that means what Dorsey thinks it means, as The People of the Gun will no doubt remind him. That would be the same group of gun owners who are not well pleased with Square’s official explanation for their guns and ammo ban:
A Square spokesman declined to comment on this specific change, but said: “From time to time we revisit our policies governing the use of Square to ensure they are consistent with our values and in the best interests of our customers.”
They did it for their customers. So now you know.