PayPal releases frozen Wikileaks money

PayPal releases frozen Wikileaks money

TOPICS: Security

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.

Updated statement about WikiLeaks from PayPal General Counsel, John Muller

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.


Topic: Security

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  • I'm wondering whether PayPal accepts payments for Porn sites or what about the KKK? How many Neo Nazis have Paypal accounts?
    If so why aren't they cut off.