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Why do I need to provide a mailing address and phone number in order to add a credit card to my account?
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To verify its authenticity.
It is not necessary information to verify the authenticity of a credit card, and it exposes the user to greater risk. There is no explanation of how the information is to be used or protected or for how long it is going to be kept.
DigitalOcean is asking you for your billing address to verify that you own the credit card you provided to them. Ultimately, the risk of constant credit card fraud by scam artists outweighs the loss of privacy here.
It might be worth asking support how they store the info, and if they keep it, but there’s nothing out of the usual going on here: most notable VPS providers and online stores do the same thing.
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As it says in the title "Why don't you accept bitcoin for billing instead of paypal?"
Are the recent TOS changes (promotional credits only lasting for 12 months from redeeming time) retroactive? If I activated my account in October last year will I still be affected?
How can I have my invoices emailed to me every month. I have a credit card on file but I would like to have the invoice that corresponds to the credit card charge emailed to me.
**MODERATOR UPDATE: 12/29/2018**
Thank you for voicing your support for this feature! We're happy to announce that starting on 1 January, 2019, you will now be receiving PDF invoices attached to your monthly billing emails.
You can keep track of this and other current and upcoming changes in our release notes: https://www.digitalocean.com/docs/platform/release-notes/
And you can suggest other features and improvements to us in our Ideas portal: https://ideas.digitalocean.com/
I have some clients that use an specific configuration in the VPS, but at the end is just a wordpress server.
Anyway that they can deploy "My Machine" and I earn a small amount monthly ?