Iceland's Supreme Court Upholds Wikileaks Ruling, Orders Visa To Process Donations Again

from the iceland-becomes-an-enemy-combatant? dept

You may recall that after US politicians pressured Visa and Mastercard to stop processing donations to Wikileaks, Wikileaks sued in Iceland. Last year, an Icelandic court ordered Visa to start processing donations to Wikileaks again, but Visa appealed. Now, the Icelandic Supreme Court has upheld the original ruling and once again told Valitor (Visa Iceland) to begin processing those donations again. As Wikileaks points out, if it refuses to do so, it will have to pay fines around $200,000 per month. Your move, Visa. Of course, if Visa does start processing donations, how long until diplomatic pressure from the US on Iceland leads to Iceland backing down?

Filed Under: iceland
Companies: wikileaks


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    richard (profile), 26 Apr 2013 @ 8:00am

    Stick it to the the Us goverment

    The Us government is incredibly corrupt and a Horrible government that is to big for it's own britches, one of these days(sooner rather then later) there will be a revolution. The american people are just getting tired of getting treated like school children while our actual children don't learn anything in the horrible school system

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