WikiLeaks Host Threatens To Sue Visa, MasterCard

Law360, New York (December 9, 2010, 8:03 PM EST) -- WikiLeaks' payment processor, DataCell EHF, said Thursday that it intends to sue Visa Inc. and MasterCard Inc. over their refusal to process donations to the embattled anti-secrecy organization, accusing the credit card giants of caving to political pressure and valuing politics over free speech and their own business obligations.

Andreas Fink, CEO of Iceland-based DataCell, said in a statement that it "is simply ridiculous to even think WikiLeaks has done anything criminal" and that if the companies put "political influence over the law" then they should...
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