PayPal releases frozen Wikileaks money

Media reports have created confusion about PayPal's decision to permanently restrict the account that was raising funds for WikiLeaks. We want to set the record straight.

Online payments giant PayPal has decided to release the donations that had been sent to the whistleblower website Wikileaks before it restricted its account, quoting a breach of terms of service. However, there won't be any more funds flowing through, as Wikileaks is still banned from using PayPal.

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