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Backpage Sues Cook County Sheriff Over Credit Card Shutdown

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Backpage Sues Cook County Sheriff Over Credit Card Shutdown

Rainey Reitman, the activism director of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, criticized MasterCard and Visa for removing support for Backpage, writing earlier this month, “We don’t need Visa and MasterCard to play nanny for online speech. Payment processors and banks shouldn’t be in the position of deciding what type of online content is criminal or enforcing morality for the rest of society.”

Tuesday, July 21, 2015
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