Allofmp3 Pissed Off At Credit Card Companies; Plans To Fight Back

from the no-surprise-there dept

Yesterday, we mentioned that Visa had dumped Allofmp3, saying it would no longer process credit cards for the site. Today, Mastercard followed suit. This has Allofmp3 a bit angry, saying that they will do whatever possible to get credit card processing turned back on. They point out, once again, that they have never been convicted of any illegal activity, and previous investigations have shown them to be legal. Of course, just because you're legal, doesn't mean that a credit card company has to process your transactions.

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    Mike Klepzig, 20 Oct 2006 @ 5:11am

    Re: asking for it

    The payment plan is perfect. You put $10 of credit in your account and then pick songs you like and keep downloading until your account is almost empty. Then you can make another $10 deposit of credit into your account. Since each song is about $0.20, $5 of credit probably would be too little and $20 would be too much, although you can certainly put $20 in your account if you suspect you'll be downloading a bunch of songs. Can you imagine doing a credit card transaction for each $0.20 song? That's insane.

    If you wanted to pay for the song only after you received it, you'd have to be charged after each song downloads, producing a credit card statement with 50 $0.20 charges and that's insane.

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