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Iceland - Court orders Visa subcontractor to lift block on payments to WikiLeaks

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders hails a ruling by Iceland's supreme court on 24 April ordering Valitor — Visa's local partner in Iceland — and formerly called Visa Iceland — to resume processing online donations to WikiLeaks within two weeks or thereafter pay a daily fine of 6,830 dollars until its complies. “This is a victory for WikiLeaks and freedom of information,” Reporters Without Borders said. “The arbitrary blocking of payments put in place by financial service companies was completely illegal (...)

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