At least that’s what PayPal and other online companies seem to think.
I haven’t been able to use PayPal for two months. I just got profiled for extra security measures on Facebook. I can’t make certain purchases from Africa. Few organizations ship goods to me here.
Let’s be honest; living in Africa, or being African, gives you a certain unwelcome aroma in the eyes of global corporations. Frankly, we’re just not trustworthy. (read more)
HASH reflects on his experiences of living in Africa and points out the injustice of treating a whole continent as if they were cyber-criminals.