Creating an account without a credit card

Why does the register form still ask for credit card details, now that paypal payments are possible? I don't have one and never needed one for anything else before.

It definitely needs to be possible to create an account with a paypal payment, you can do this at digital ocean so there shouldn't be any problems having the same option here…

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The most people use PayPal, because they don't have to sign in with their credit card. I as a student have only a Maestro card, but i can pay via PayPal.

The pricing attracts me; but if i can't log into Linode without a credit card, i don't have another choice to go to Digital Ocean.

And sorry for my bad English.

You could get a prepaid card to sign up with. The card is required in the event that the PayPal account holder disputes a PayPal payment, as PayPal is extremely biased toward the consumer when handling disputes.

This service just sucks.

You can't get an account without a credit or debit card.
So for me i need to get one.
But i don't want.
So i will not use Linode.

But also getting the spam e-mail like every 12 hours that i shall
enter a credit card.
Maybe, what i learned at my university is "Make a platform user friendly" --> This isn't the case.
Hopefully they will work on my last E-Mail and delete my Account.

This is very annoying.


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