The PayPal blog has posted a message stating that:
PayPal has permanently restricted the account used by WikiLeaks due to a violation of the PayPal Acceptable Use Policy, which states that our payment service cannot be used for any activities that encourage, promote, facilitate or instruct others to engage in illegal activity. We’ve notified the account holder of this action.
No court of law anywhere has ruled that WikiLeaks has been engaging in or encouraging illegal activities, and so the only reason why PayPal would close their account must be politically motivated – to cut part of the WikiLeaks funding. For doing that, they are scum.Read More