PayPal cuts off Bradley Manning support group
The group claimed in a media release that PayPal froze their account after it began to explicitly all for donation in favor of Manning under their "Bradley Manning Defense Fund”
According to Courage to Resist the fund is in cooperation with the Bradley Manning Support Network and has already raised a total of $176,250, including an additional $60,640 for Manning's legal trust account.
The group said there was no legal reason for PayPal to close the account, but that PayPal made an internal policy decision.
PayPal has recently engaged in a broad strategy which includes disassociating with groups and individuals tied to Manning or WikiLeaks, having previously frozen accounts which processed WikiLeaks funds.