Paypal is yet another Google adsense which ban accounts for nothing. Everyday Google adsense is banning users for nothing for reasons such as posing risks to advertisers or invalid activity and paypal is limiting paypal account and permanently limit paypal account for high transaction rate. I hope that there will be competitors coming up to beat paypal or Google adsense. Google's customer support is worse than paypal. Paypal permanent limited your account? Why? Because once they permanent limited your paypal account, your money is frozen for 180 days, which is half a year, they will use your money to invest on some stuffs to get back interest for their own good. This kind of company should not be exists! If you appeal to Google adsense via email you will only get automated emails back. It is very difficult to contact Google by phone calls, almost impossible at all. If you send email to appeal for paypal account, your emails will be send to New Dephi, India, they will just copy and paste the automated messages and reply to you. If you call paypal, their staffs are trained to reject your calls especially if your paypal account is permanently being limited, they will tell you that they have the rights to permanent limit your paypal account and paypal decision is final, they will keep repeating the same lines over and over again, and I asked for their manager, they forwarded my call to India! Someone who has no authority to unlimit my paypal account at all. Paypal ban your account for their greediness on your money. I understood that a lot of people here got their paypal either got limited before or permanently limited and cannot get their paypal account back to working condition and try to appeal and make phone calls to paypal but they won't help at all. Almost all the BST threads requires paypal, without paypal, it is such a pain. I recommend all of the BST sellers to open more payment methods for the buyers too, you will surely see more sales coming up. You can use 2checkout. My paypal account got permanently limited this month and my appeals were being rejected by a paypal executive, called paypal but the managers and staffs are unhelpful and unwilling to help at all. I did nothing wrong on my paypal account, there are only 7 disputes during last 2 years of using paypal. Paypal blamed me that my paypal account is on high risk of transactions and banned my account permanently. I don't know why paypal is so evil banning people with high transaction rate but what I know I'm innocent. Here are some tips and directions for you to create a new paypal account. What I have learnt after being banned by paypal. Able to buy things using paypal forever 1. Get a debit/credit card to buy things only, do not use this card for any other purposes! NO! Whenever you want to pay for any things just click on ''I don't have a paypal account'' and use this card to purchase things. Paypal cannot ban you because you don't have a paypal account at all . Do not use this card for any other purposes. You can be sure that you can purchase anything at anytime. If this card ever get banned or anything, just report to your bank that you lost your card, your bank should replace another debit/credit card in 3-5 working days. Paying for subscription and receiving money from buyers 2. Use Virtual credit/debit card to verify this paypal account. Why? After you verify the VCC your paypal account can send or receive unlimited of funds. Use this paypal account solely for payment subscription, and receive funds only, as this account need to receive funds, there will be sure of buyers' complaints and whatever bad stuffs in this account and will eventually become limited or permanently limited in the matter of time. Use the correct bank account number in order to transfer the money from your paypal account to your bank account. Use a fake address and phone number, it works. Remember the main purpose is to get the money from paypal. These are the 2 golden tips takeaway of the day, btw, you still need to clear your cookies, flash cookies, caches and reformat your computer, do not use any software related to ebay or paypal. Try to play around with your name, for example John smith, you can use Johnthan smith instead. For IP wise, if you are using a DSL router just switch off for 5 mins and switch on again and go to whatismyip.com and you will get a new IP. For mac address, do not worry, paypal will not ban your mac address.