06 Feb '16, 5am

Bitcoin

PayPal Continues To Drive People To Bitcoin And Other Solutions As It Starts Cutting Off VPNs & Open Internet Solutions from the because-of-course-it-is dept There's a fairly long history of Paypal being completely obnoxious in shutting down the accounts of basically anyone challenging the status quo in any way. Nearly all of our stories about Paypal follow a similar pattern: Paypal cuts off MEGA because it encrypts files Paypal cuts of account for supporting Chelsea Manning Paypal cuts off Wikileaks Paypal cuts off Mailpile, encrypted email program Paypal cuts off Smashwords, because it doesn't like some of its ebooks Paypal cuts off Diaspora Paypal cuts off a charitable secret Santa program Paypal cuts off Swedish ISP that stood for user freedoms See a pattern yet? So, given all that, it's hardly a surprise to find out that Paypal has cut off a VPN service , arguing that...

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