How to make PayPal anonymous? PayPal Holdings, Inc. is an American company operating a worldwide online payments system that supports online money transfers and serves as an electronic alternative to traditional paper methods like checks and money orders. PayPal is one of the world’s largest Internet payment companies. The company operates as a payment processor for online vendors, auction sites and other commercial users, for which it charges a fee.
How safe is the online payment system PayPal?
PayPal is the more secure way to shop online because the seller never sees your credit card number. When you open your PayPal account, you can link it directly to your bank account or to a debit or credit card. The data is encrypted for extra protection against fraud and identity theft. PayPal also gives you the option of adding money directly to your PayPal balance to create a simple sending account.
How to make PayPal anonymous?
Although PayPal is not designed as an anonymous payment solution, you can set up a PayPal account in a way that makes it nearly anonymous. There are several considerations if you want to do that but the most important is to access PayPal only through a VPN that hides your real IP and to link your account to a prepaid debit card so that it is not associated with a bank account that can be traced to you. Look out for a future post with details on using PayPal anonymously.