MasterCard says working to suspend WikiLeaks card use

BRUSSELS, Dec 8 (BestGrowthStock) – Credit card group MasterCard
(MA.N: ) said on Wednesday it was experiencing heavy traffic on
its external corporate website and was working to suspend
acceptance of MasterCard cards on WikiLeaks as a result.

“MasterCard is currently in the process of working to
suspend the acceptance of MasterCard cards on WikiLeaks until
the situation is resolved,” a MasterCard spokeswoman in Belgium
said in a statement emailed to Reuters on Wednesday.

In a separate statement the company, which is headquartered
in Belgium, said it was experiencing heavy traffic on its
external corporate website and that it was working to restore
the normal speed of service. [ID:nWNAB7514]

MasterCard says working to suspend WikiLeaks card use