From New Enterprise:
If you’re keeping track of the U.S. companies that are purging themselves of any connection to secret-spilling Web site WikiLeaks, you can add the eBay subsidiary PayPal. The company announced on itsofficial blog that it has suspended the PayPal account that WikiLeaks used to solicit donations.
WikiLeaks portrayed PayPal as bowing to government pressure. Another company, DataCell, which describes itself as under Swiss and Icelandic control, says it is accepting donations on behalf of WikiLeaks. And the organization says there are other options for supporting the organization financially.
Like Amazon and EveryDNS before it, PayPal said that WikiLeaks had violated its Acceptable Use policy, which says the service “cannot be used for any activities that encourage, promote, facilitate or instruct others to engage in illegal activity.”
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