PayPal cuts off Usenet providers

Posted on Monday, Nov 26 2012 @ 13:07 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Hexus reports PayPal has adopted a more aggressive anti-piracy policy. In July the online payment firm already cut off filesharing websites like MediaFire, Putlocker and DepositFiles, and now news hit the web that PayPal froze the account of five large Usenet resellers, including XSUsenet, EasyUsenet, Wondernews and Usenet4U.
On Tuesday Dutch news site Tweakers reported that five large Usenet resellers were cut off from PayPal services. These include XSUsenet, EasyUsenet, Wondernews and Usenet4U. These companies can no longer take PayPal payments for their services and additionally PayPal has frozen funds within their accounts for at least 180 days.

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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