It looks like Etsy's payment system is still down. It has been almost a week with no end in sight and no explanation as to why the system is still down. Etsy is one of those excellent bastions of the internet in which you can find essentially anything you want to purchase homemade by a talented creator. Unfortunately, it's going through some very serious payment processing issues at the moment, and causing problems for merchants and customers alike. Over the last five days the e-commerce site has been experiencing third-party payment processing outages, with the issues stemming around 2 PM on July 1st.