Paypal payments also blocks vpn provider IPREDATOR




Following MasterCard and Visa Paypal has decided to block. Payments of vpn provider IPREDATOR Paypal has given no reason for the blockade, but Mastercard and Visa blocked the service because facilitating piracy.

Credit Card Paypal does not accept more IPREDATOR and the assets of the VPN provider for up to 180 days frozen. IPREDATOR offers paying users an encrypted VPN tunnel which their privacy behind an anonymous IP address would be better protected. The company is run by The Pirate Bay founder Peter Sunde. Sunde said opposite TorrentFreak that Paypal has never warned and only explains that “a problem with the account.

Previously stopped Payson all payments of the VPN provider commissioned by MasterCard and Visa as VPN providers would facilitate piracy. Sunde believes that it is no coincidence that now also blocks the PayPal VPN service. Attempts by IPREDATOR to get with PayPal to get clarification on the blockade have so far gone unheeded. Contact

In the search for a new European payment processor, replacing Payson, IPREDATOR found out that the company would be on a blacklist of companies that it is forbidden to receive. Credit card payments However, MasterCard and Visa deny that such a list exists.

A spokesman for MasterCard represent to TorrentFreak that no policy to VPN providers or services that internet anonymous block. However, he points out that sellers are checked to determine whether their business is in line with the rules of MasterCard. According to Sunde is this frustrating vagueness and lack of transparency in this case. If there is a reason for the boycott, he wants to know why, as he indicates, because it is only possible to go. Argue about that reason

The real reason for the blockade of Paypal guessing no apparent response from the company. However, PayPal has a history of blocking services the company apparently is debatable. Thus blocking the company payments to WikiLeaks, while earlier also were payments to several Dutch usenet providers put stop.


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