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MasterCard pulls plug on WikiLeaks payments

MasterCard pulls plug on WikiLeaks payments 06 Dec 2010 MasterCard is pulling the plug on payments to WikiLeaks, a move that will dry up another source of funds for the embattled document-sharing Web site, CNET has learned. "MasterCard is taking action to ensure that WikiLeaks can no longer accept MasterCard-branded products," a spokesman for MasterCard Worldwide said today. MasterCard said it was cutting off payments because WikiLeaks is engaging in illegal activity.