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Credit Cards Under Pressure To Police Online Expression

Rainey Reitman, director of the activism team at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, says efforts like Chandler’s are becoming more common, and come from all over the political spectrum.

“Certainly WikiLeaks was a game-changing moment in sort of the financial privacy, financial censorship fight,” she says. In that case, credit card processors said WikiLeaks was either engaged in illegal activity or actively encouraging it.

Saturday, October 19, 2013
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