Censorship pressure from Credit Card companies?

Posted on March 8, 2012 by Ed.

March 5, 2012: Are credit card companies now taking part in censoring free speech by refusing to honor transactions for certain types of literature? It is a dangerous precedent when those who directly or indirectly control the money flow, use their influence and power to infringe on your freedom of speech. Smashwords, an independent publisher, and one of the first publishers to help writers get works into the Apple iBookstore, is being pressured by Paypal to remove certain types of erotica from the books sold using Paypal’s services. But don’t blame Paypal, they don’t like it either…read the full story on Techdirt…