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PayPal Extras Mastercard Review

I saw the PayPal splash page advertising their ‘PayPal Extra MasterCard‘ and I thought I would check it out a little more. It sounds good: 3% on gas and restaurants 2% on eBay/PayPal 1% on other stuff However, a little closer reading shows some serious shortcomings: -Each ‘point’ is really only worth .83 of what you would normally think of as a point. For example, with most cards if you get a 100 points it is worth $1. With this card

Mastercard and Visa ban VPN providers

MC and Visa have begun to reject payment processing for VPN services. This is very disheartening news and I do not know what legitimate justification MasterCard and Visa could have for banning payments to VPN providers. Perhaps there is some trust to this analysis: “It means that US companies are forcing non-American companies not to allow people to protest their privacy and be anonymous, and thus the NSA can spy even more. It’s just INSANE,” Sunde says. via TorrentFreak. 🙁