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Credit Cards Under Pressure to Police Online Expression


International Conspiratological Association

A screengrab of a cached version of The International Conspiratological Association website, an anti-Semitic organization. Under pressure from advocacy groups, MasterCard has since ended its merchant network relationship with the organization.

Credit: The Internet Archive

Earlier this month, major credit card processors including MasterCard, Visa, and America Express announced they would stop processing payments to websites that collect and publish mug shots online.

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