Friday, December 10, 2010

Wikileaks donations going well despite Visa, Mastercard shutdown

"Olafur V. Sigurvinsson, co-founder of the Swiss-Icelandic web host DataCell, says that donations to Wikileaks have only been increasing over the last few days.

After both Visa and Mastercard stopped allowing donations to the whistle-blowing website, DataCell started helping people to donate directly by bank transfer. “The credit card companies are just not a part of the transactions. There are just as many donations as before, if not more, but they are just transferred direct,” Sigurvinsson told DV. “We have assisted some 2,000 people with that just today.”

He added that emails have been pouring in all day and that people are very upset because there is nothing illegal about Wikileaks...."

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