How do I use privacy.com to pay?

November 8, 2019 291 views
DigitalOcean Accounts

I manage all of my expenses with privacy.com. Reliable, convenient and most importantly: significantly safer than using my actual card.

This year alone I saved $1500 because a hacker breached a reputable SaaS company and, as a result, my card information was leaked. Fortunately, because it was my privacy.com card, all of the superfluous charges were blocked.

When I try to use privacy.com with DigitalOcean, it says that pre-paid cards aren’t accepted. How can I get around this?

3 Answers

Hello, @alec3df99d59db974a46bbbd4e

Because up to 80% of abusive sign-ups use virtual, electron, or prepaid cards, we currently do not accept these payment methods.

You can check our Payments documentation via this link:

https://www.digitalocean.com/docs/accounts/billing/payments/

Regards,
Alex

How unfortunate.

Moving to GCloud. Feel free to close my account.

Bummer. I was going to sign up to learn Kubernetes and move my existing SkySilk VMs over, But like you - I have moved all my online recurring bills to privacy.com

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